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Gran mitreo de Mérida

Jaime Alvar speculates that the Gran Mitreo de Mérida could have been located in this area, based on a series of materials unearthed by Mélida during the excavations of 1926 and 1927.
The New Mithraeum
24 Feb 2023
Altar de Hector Corneliorum

Altar de Hector Corneliorum
A. Osorio / Archivo Fotográfico MNARM


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Although no temple dedicated to Mithras has been found in this area, Javier Alvar believes that the great Mithraeum of Mérida could have been located here, given the large amount of material that has been exhumed.

Here we have his justification from his work

This fragmented altar was found in two pieces that Ana Osorio Calvo has recently brought together.

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