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Mithraeum of Mackwiller

The Mackwiller Mithraeum was built in the middle of the 2nd century, during the reign of Antoninus the Pious, on the site of a spring already worshipped by the natives.
 
 
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3 Jun 2009
Updated on 25 Mar 2022
 
 

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In 1955, substantial fragments of a large Mithraeum were unearthed in Mackwiller by Jean-Jacques Hatt, archaeologist and director of the Musée archéologique de Strasbourg. The find is still prominently displayed in that museum.
Le Mithraeum de Mackwiller a été construit au milieu du IIe siècle, sous le règne d'Antonin le Pieux, à l'emplacement d'une source déjà adorée par les indigènes. L'école de sculpteurs qui l'a décoré est celle même qui a travaillé au Mithraeum de Strasbourg-Kœnigshoffen. La pierre est aussi celle du Mithraeum de Strasbourg.
 
 

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