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  • Mithraeum

    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.

    CIMRM 216

    From Italy

  • Monumentum

    Cippus from the Mitreo delle Pareti Dipinte

    These small monuments bear the inscriptions of two of the brothers involved in the Mithras cult at the Mithraeum of the Painted Walls.

    CIMRM 269, 270

    From Italy

    C. Caelius E[r]/meros / antis/tes h[ui]/us loc[i] / fecit / s(ua) p(ecunia). A(ulus) Aemi / lius An/toninus / pater / Cauti
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    Syndexios

    Aulus Aemilius Antoninus

    The pater Aulus Aemilianus Antoninus dedicated an altar to Cautes in the Mitreo delle Pareti Dipinte.
  • Monumentum

    Altar at Caseggiato di Diana

    This altar was originally consecrated to Hercules and was rededicated to Mithras by Callinicus in the Mithraeum of the House of Diana.

    CIMRM 219, 220

    From Italy

    M. Lollianus / Callinicus pater / aram deo / do(num) de(dit)
  • Monumentum

    Fragment with inscription to Arimanius Casa di Diana

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

    CIMRM 221, 222

    From Italy

    M(arco) Lolliano Callinico patre / Q. Petronius Felix Marsus / [..]L (?) signum Arimanium do(o) ded(it) d(edicavit).
  • Mithraeum

    Mitreo dei Serpenti

    The Mithraeum of the Snakes preserves paintings of serpents, representing Genius Loci, part of an older private sanctuary, which were respected in the temple of Mithras.

    CIMRM 294

    From Italy

  • Monumentum

    Tauroctony of the Mitreo delle Sette Sfere

    The relief of Mithras slaying the bull from the Mithraeum of the Seven Spheres was discovered in 1802 by Petirini by order of Pope Pius VII.

    CIMRM 245, 246

    From Italy

    A. Decimius A(uli) f(ilius) Pal(atina) Decimianus s(ua) p(ecunia) restituit. // A. Decimius A(uli) f(ilius) Pal(atina) Decimianus aedem / cum suo pronao ipsumque deum solem Mithra / et marmoribus...
  • Monumentum

    Inscription of Tellius Agatho in Mitreo delle Sette Sfere

    This inscription found in the Mithraeum of the Seven Spheres mentions the Pater Marco Aemiliio Epaphrodito known from other monuments in Ostia.

    CIMRM 248, 249

    From Italy

    L(ucius) Tullius Agatho / deo Inuicto Soli / Mithrae aram d(ono) d(edit) / eanque (sic) dedicauit ob / honore(m) dei, M(arco) Aemilio / Epaphrodito, patre.
  • Mithraeum

    Mitreo di Fructosus

    The Mithraeum of Frutosus was in a temple assigned to the guild of the stuppatores.

    CIMRM 226

    From Italy

  • Monumentum

    Bronze inscription from Aldobrandini

    This plaque, now on display in the British Museum, may have come from the Aldobrandini Mithraeum in Ostia.

    CIMRM 234

    From Italy

    SEX POMPEIO SEX FIL / MAXIMO / SACERDOTI SOLIS IN / VICTI MT PATRI PATRVM / QQ CORP TREIECT TOGA / TENSIVM SACERDO / TES SOLIS INVICTI MT / OB AMOREM ET MERI /TA EIVS SEMPER HA / BET
  • Mithraeum

    Mitreo Aldobrandini

    The Mithraeum of Aldobrandini was excavated in 1924 by G. Calza on the premises belonging to the Aldobrandini family.

    CIMRM 232

    From Italy

  • Monumentum

    Inscription of Mitreo Aldobrandini by Sextus

    This inscription found in the Mithraeum Aldobrandini informs us of certain restorations carried out in the temple during a second phase of development.

    CIMRM 233

    From Italy

    Deum vetusta religione / in velo formatum et umore obnubi/latum marmoreum cum / throno omnibusq(ue) ornamentis / a solo omni impendio suo fecit / Sex(tus) Pompeius Maximus pater / q(uod) s(upra)...
  • Monumentum

    Coin of Valerian and Sol

    This coin was deposited in the upper level of the throne in the cult niche of the Mitreo della Planta Pedis.

    CIMRM 277

    From Italy

  • Mithraeum

    Mitreo del Palazzo Imperiale

    A mosaic by Silvanus, dated to the time of Commodus, was found in a niche in a nearby room of the Mithraeum in the Imperial Palace at Ostia.

    CIMRM 250, 251

    From Italy

  • Monumentum

    Aion of Mitreo Fagan

    The marble Aion from the lost Mithraeum Fagan, Ostia, now presides the entrance to the Vatican Library.

    CIMRM 312, 313

    From Italy

    C. Valeri/us Heracles pat(er) / et C(aii) Valerii / Vitalis et Nico/mes sacerdo/tes s(ua) p(e)c(unia) p(o)s(ue)r(unt). / D(e)d(icatum) idi(bus) aug(ustis) im(peratore) / Com(odo) / VI et /...
  • Monumentum

    Tauroctony of the Mitreo delle terme di Mitra

    The person who commanded the sculpture may have been M. Umbilius Criton, documented in the Mitreo della Planta Pedis.

    CIMRM 230, 231

    From Italy

    Κρίτων / Ἀθηναιος / έποίει.
  • Mithraeum

    Sabazeo

    The Mithraeum was found in one of the rooms of the Horrea built in the years 120 - 125 AD. The installation of the shrine may have taken place in the first half of the third century.

    CIMRM 300, 301

    From Italy

    Fructus / suis in/pendis / consum/mavit
  • Mithraeum

    Mitreo di Lucrezio Menandro

    The Mithraeum of Lucretius Menander was installed in the early 3rd century in an alley to the east of a Hadrianic building named after the solar god temple.

    CIMRM 224

    From Italy

    Deo Invicto Mithrae / Diocles ob honorem / C. Lucreti Menandri / Patris / D(ono) D(edit) D(edicavit).
  • Monumentum

    Altar of the Mitreo Menandro

    The brick altar of the Mithraeum Menander was covered with marble slabs bearing a crescent and an inscription.

    CIMRM 225

    From Italy

    Deo Invicto Mithrae / Diocles ob honorem / C. Lucreti Menandri / Patris / D(ono) D(edit) D(edicavit).
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    Syndexios

    Diocles

    Dedicated the main altar found in the Mithraeum of Menender.