Altar to the Lares of the waters

Unknown authorFirst half of 2nd c. AD

Conimbriga Monographic Museum

Conimbriga Monographic Museum

The water architecture would have, besides its climatic utility and the playful aspect that the sound provided, a very important magic-religious value, which is attested by the dedication of votive altars to the waters’ Lares.


  • Title: Altar to the Lares of the waters
  • Creator: Unknown author
  • Date Created: First half of 2nd c. AD
  • Location: Conimbriga, Portugal
  • Physical Dimensions: H. 19.7 cm
  • Provenance: Conimbriga
  • Medium: Stone

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