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Altar

Description

Roman stone altar dedicated to the Discipline of the Emperor, with a sacrificial axe and knife in relief on the right hand side and a patera with ram's head handle on the left, from Birrens

Museum reference

X.FP 2

Collection

Archaeology

Object name

Altar

Materials

Stone

Collection place(s)

Birrens, Middlebie, Dumfriesshire, Scotland, Northern Europe

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