Tyne and Wear HER(1268): Denton, Roman altar - Details
Denton, Roman altar
Religion or Ritual
Religious Structural Object
Upper part of an altar, 5.5 x 7 inches, inscribed on its face and both sides. Found in 1822 on the Wall a few yards west of Denton Hall (sector 7b-8). Formerly at Denton Hall (in 1875), now apparently lost. Inscribed: Iou/i O(ptimo) / M(aximo) / ((... "To Jupiter, Best and Greatest..."
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