Mitreo di Spoleto

The Mithraeum of Spoleto was found in 1878 by the professor Fabio Gori on behalf of Marquis Filippo Marignoli, owner of the land.
PublishedThe New Mithraeum
20 May 2007
Updated on 17 Nov 2022
Plan of the Mithraeum of Spoleto

Plan of the Mithraeum of Spoleto


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Mithraeum, discovered at Spoleto in 1878 on a plot called 'I Casini', in the neighbourhood of the Porta S. Gregorio.

The sanctuary (L. 21.10 Br. 3.90) is divided in a central aisle (Br. 1.46) and two side-benches (H. 0.77 Br. 1.22). These benches are cut in two (L. 10.30 and 5.83) by a corridor (Br.2.05) with its entrance on the right. To ascend the benches, there are small flights of stairs on either side. The podia come to an end at a distance of 2.92 meters from the back-wall.

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