Roman altars back in landscape

Vindolanda Trust - Monday, February 04, 2019
Replica altars to the Roman God Jupiter Dolichenus placed back in religious shrine at Vindolanda. A unique religious shrine uncovered next to the north gate of the fort at Vindolanda Roman fort in 2009 contained three precious altars. After excavation they were removed and put on public display in the adjacent museum. Now, archaeologists at the site have taken the unusual step of replicating the altars which has enabled them to be visible in the landscape for the first time in 1,800 years. The cult of Jupiter Dolichenus is shrouded in mystery as very little evidence has survive Read more...

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