AUTHOR: Ion T. DRAGOMIR
TWO MEDALS DEPICTING ANCIENT DEITIES, DISCOVERED IN THE DACO-ROMAN SETTLEMENT FROM TIRIGHINA-BĂRBOŞI
Danubius, XVI, Galaţi, 1996, pp. 525-534.
DEUX MEDAILLONS DES DEITES ANTIQUES TERRA SIGILLATA, DECOUVERTES DANS L’ETABLISSEMENT DACO-ROMAIN DE TIRIGHINA-BARBOSI
The archaeological researches from the Roman fortress from Tirighina-Bărboşi revealed the existence in the area of some foreign populations which came to the Lower Danube as soldiers in the Roman army. They brought with them their specific religious practices and objects. The article deals with two religious objects, of foreign origin, discovered at Bărboşi.
The first one is a medal depicting the Egyptian god Nile, in a personified representation. The second object is also a medal, depicting the Greek-Roman divinity Dionysos (Bacchus).