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Frescoes with standing figures of Mitreo delle Pareti Dipinte

The painting depicts various mythical Mithraic figures as well as characters related to the degrees.
 
 
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15 May 2007
Updated 22 Jan 2022
 
  • Figures on right wall, right side.

    Figures on right wall, right side.
    The New Mithraeum / Andreu Abuín (CC BY-NC-SA) 

  • Figures on right wall, left side: Nymphus, Miles and Heliodromus

    Figures on right wall, left side: Nymphus, Miles and Heliodromus
    The New Mithraeum / Andreu Abuín (CC BY-NC-SA) 

  • Figures on right wall, left side: Nymphus, Miles and Heliodromus

    Figures on right wall, left side: Nymphus, Miles and Heliodromus
    The New Mithraeum / Andreu Abuín (CC BY-NC-SA) 

 

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On the back wall of the sanctuary there must have been a large painting, probably the scene of Mithras as a bullkiller, because many traces in blue and brown (the grotto) and red are visible. The right wall of the inner part of the sanctuary is divided in three parts:

1) In the left section a standing woman, frontal (Becatti, Pl. XII, 1), in short hair dress, dressed in a violet tunica and yellow himation. In her right outstretched hand she holds a mirror; with her left hand she arranges a leaf-crown (Venus-Nymphus).
 
 

Related monuments

Mitreo delle Pareti Dipinte

The House of the Mithraeum of the Painted Walls was built in the second half of the 2nd century BC (opus incertum) and modified during the Augustan period.

 

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