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The New Mithraeum

Community dedicated to the study, disclosure and reenactment of the Mysteries of Mithras since 2004.

the.new.mithraeum
Barcelona, Spain
Joined December 2020
 
 
 
October 2022
Monumentum novum

Cautopates in the Walters Art Museum

This fragmentary relief shows Cautopates bordered by three of the six zodiacal signs with which He is associated: Capricorn, Sagittarius and Scorpio.

 
October 2022
Monumentum novum

Intaglio with Mithras and Abraxas at the Walters Art Museum

This unusual piece depicts Mithras slaying the bull on one side and the Gnostic god Abraxas on the other.

 
October 2022
Monumentum novum

Intaglio of Mithras Tauroctonus at the Walters Art Museum

This ancient carnelian intaglio mounted in gold depicts Mithras slaying the bull surrounded by his companions Cautes and Cautopates.

 
October 2022
Monumentum

Bronze plaque of Mithras slaying the bull

Mithras Tauroctony on bronze exposed at the Metropolitan Museum of New York.

 
October 2022
Monumentum

Plaque with the list of worshippers of Virunum

The bronze bears the dedication of a restoration of a Mithraeum carried out in 183.

 
October 2022
Syndexios novus

Marcus Aurelius Stertinius Carpus

He was a plebeian citizen who dedicated a monument to the Unconquerable Sun, Mithras.

 
 
October 2022
Monumentum novum

Altar to Mithras at the Walters Art Museum

This altar bears an inscription to the health of the emperor Commodus by a certain Marcus Aurelius, his father and two other fellows.

 
October 2022
Monumentum

Altar of Kalkar

This altar found at ancient Burginatum is the northernmost in situ Mithraic find on the continent.

 
I had this stone in front of me yesterday in the Xanten archaeological park and was overwhelmed... unfortunately I had never heard of it and could get lost in the decorations on both sides... why is this monument given so little attention? a priest erected it and immortalized Kernelente on this stone...
 
October 2022
Video novo

Une SOCIETE SECRETE au cœur de l'Empire Romain ? - LE CULTE DE MITHRA

Des rituels mystérieux, une hiérarchie gradée au sein d’un culte énigmatique, une société considérée pendant longtemps comme secrète au sein de l’Empire Romain…

 
 
October 2022
Monumentum

Altar of Carrawburgh by Antonius Proculus

One of the three altars to Mithras found at the Mithraeum of Carrawburgh fort.

 
October 2022
Monumentum

Altar of Merida consecrated by Marcus Valerius Secundus

This altar is dedicated to the birth of Mithras by a frumentarius of the Legio VII Geminae.

 
October 2022
Monumentum

Ara of the Mithraeum of Lugo

Victorius Victorious, centurion of the Legio VII, erected the altar in honour of the Lugo garrison and of the Victorius Secundus and Victor, his freedmen.

 
October 2022
Monumentum

Altar of Benifayó

This altar found in Benifaió, València, was erected by a slave called Lucanus.

 
October 2022
Monumentum

Mercury of Mérida

The statue of Mercury in Merida bears a dedication from the Roman Pater of a community in the city in 155.

 
October 2022
Monumentum

Altar of Klechovtse

The limestone altar at Klechovtse in North Macedonia bears an inscription to the invincible Mithras.

 
October 2022
Monumentum

Plaque of Milan by Ulbius Gaianus

This monument dedicated to 'Invicto Patrio' was found in Milan in 1869.

 
October 2022
Monumentum

Tauroctonia de Walbrook

The image of Mithras killing the bull, found near Walbrook, is surrounded by a Zoadiac circle.

 
October 2022
Monumentum

Lápida mitráica de San Juan de la Isla

The monument of San Juan de la Isla (Asturias) devoted to Mithras was preserved in the portico of the main church until 1843.

 
October 2022
Monumentum

Tabula ansata from Brigetio

The tablet shows a dedication by a Roman soldier.

 
October 2022
Monumentum

Tauroctony stele of Nicopolis ad Istrum

The Tauroctony of Nicopolis ad Istrum is unique as it is the only Mithraic stele befitting a Greek donor.