Monumentum

Sabazeo

The Mithraeum was found in one of the rooms of the Horrea built in the years 120 - 125 AD. The installation of the shrine may have taken place in the first half of the third century.
 
 
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27 Apr 2010
Updated on 3 Feb 2022
 
  • The Mithras's shrine seen from the west.

    The Mithras's shrine seen from the west.
    Daniel González Acuña – Ostia-antica.org 

  • The Mithras's shrine seen from the west.

    The Mithras's shrine seen from the west.
    SAOA B3141 

  • Mosaic of Fructus

    Mosaic of Fructus
    Ostia-Antica.org / Eric Taylor 

 

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Mithraeum (Reg. V, Is. XII, 3) excavated in 1909 ('Sabazeo'). Probably first quarter of the third cent. A.D.

Vaglieri in NSc 1909, 20f; Becatti, Mitrei Ostia, 113ff and fig. 23, PI. XXVI, 2.

The sanctuary (L. 13.00 Br. 5.60) was constructed in a part of Horrea and is divided in a central aisle (Br. 2.07) and two side-benches (Br. 1.80 H. 0.40) sloping towards the walls. Only the left one is as long as the sanctuary itself.

The entrance is in the right wall (Br. 1.
 
 

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Mosaic of Fructus from the Mitreo del Sabazeo

The mosaic bears an inscription indicating the name of the owner.

 

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