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ID=423Altar for Nehalennia (Rijksmuseum oudheden)
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Altar for Nehalennia



The Romans respected the gods of the peoples they conquered. Nehalennia was a German or Celtic goddess, probably was she supposed to protect travelers and tradesmen. Several of these altars were found in the Netherlands near the sea. This altar was erected by a trader in fish sauce (garum)


Altar for Nehalennia
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