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Mithra temple of Marāgheh

The Mithra Temple of Maragheh, also referred to as the Mithra Temple of Verjuy or simply Mehr Temple, is the oldest surviving Mithraic temple in Iran known to date.
 
 
PublishedMithraeum.eu
29 Aug 2021
Updated on 18 Jan 2022
 
  • Mehr Temple

    Mehr Temple
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  • Mehr Temple

    Mehr Temple
    Behrad09 

  • Mehr Temple

    Mehr Temple
    Behrad09 

  • Mehr Temple

    Mehr Temple
    Behrad09 

 

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The Mehr temple is located near the Verjuy village of Marāgheh (eastern Azerbāijān region) and was the place of worship of Mithras. It dates back to the time of the Parthians and is a stone-rock building located under an ancient cemetery known to the inhabitants of the area by other names such as: khānqāh, Imāmzādeh Ma'sum-e Marāgheh, Ojāgh va Ouliā.

This place includes the temple, the cemetery, the stable and the chellekhāne (place of prayer and meditation).
 
 

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