Monumentum

Mitreo del Caseggiato di Diana

The Mithraeum of the House of Diana was installed in two Antonine halls, northeast corner of the House of Diana, in the late 2nd or early 3rd century.
 
 
PublishedThe New Mithraeum
27 Apr 2010
Updated on 3 Feb 2022
 
  • The altar and aedicula in the northern room

    The altar and aedicula in the northern room
    Eric Taylor 

  • Detail of the head of Dionysus below a graffito

    Detail of the head of Dionysus below a graffito
    Eric Taylor 

  • Plan of the Mithraeum of the House of Diana

    Plan of the Mithraeum of the House of Diana
    Eric Taylor 

 

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A Mithraeum, built in the Casa di Diana (Reg. I, Is. III, 3). The house is early Antonine (± 140 A.D.).

The sanctuary has been constructed in two rooms, situated in the N. E. corner of the house, These rooms have cross-vaults and the floors were originally covered with mosaic. From room A one entered room B through a door on the right, while, moreover, in the middle of the partition-wall a window had been made.
 
 

Related monuments

Fragment with inscription to Arimanius Casa di Diana

The image of the god Arimanius to which this monument refers has not yet been found.

Inscriptions of Caseggiato di Diana

This marble slab found near the Casa de Diana in Ostia bears two inscription with several names of brothers of a same community

 

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