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Monuments figurés relatifs aux Mystères de Mithra

Monuments, temples and other objects related to Mithras, his cult and related subjects.
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    Mithraic rock and vase of Rusicade

    Both objects have a snake winding itself around them.

    CIMRM 127, 128

    From Algeria

  • Monumentum

    Basin of Mitreo della Planta Pedis

    This marble basin found in the Mithraeum of the Footprint bears an inscription of a certain Umbilius Criton, associated with a monumental tauroctonic sculpture also found in Ostia.

    CIMRM 275

    From Italy

    [In]victo Mithrae d(onum) d(edit) M(arcus) Umbilius Criton sum Pyladen vil[ico].
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    Mithras rock-born from Housesteads

    A naked Mithra emerges from the cosmic egg surrounded by the zodiac, as always carrying a torch and a dagger.

    CIMRM 860

    From United Kingdom

  • Mithraeum

    Mitreo di Santo Stefano Rotondo

    The Mitreo dei Castra Peregrinorum was discovered under the church of Santo Stefano Rotondo in Rome.

    From Italy

  • Monumentum

    Inscription of Kastos father and son

    Second Mithraic monument dedicated by the Kastos family, found not far from the Arco di S. Lazzaro, in Rome.

    CIMRM 473

    From Italy

    Διί 'Ηλίω Μίθρα / άνεικήτω Κάστος / πατήρ καί Κάστος / ύιός / ύιός ίερός κόραξ.
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    Mithräum von Gimmeldingen

    The few remains of the Mithraeum of Gimmeldingen are preserved at the Historical Museum of the Palatinate, in Speyer, Germany.

    CIMRM 1313

    From Germany

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    Mithraeum of Rožanec

    According to Hitzinger remnants of animal bones were found in front of the relief of the Mithraeum at Rozanec.

    CIMRM 1481

    From Slovenia

    D(eo) i(nvicto) M(ithrae) / d(omino) P(ublius) P(ublii) Aelii Nepos et / Proculus et Firminus / pro salute sua suorumque.
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    Mosaic of Fructus from the Mitreo del Sabazeo

    The mosaic bears an inscription indicating the name of the owner.

    CIMRM 301

    From Italy

    Fruc[tus ?] / (s)uis in/pendis / consum/mavit.
  • Monumentum

    Tauroctony of Symphorus and Marcus from Aquincum

    This sculpture of Mithras killing the sacred bull bears an inscription that mentions the donors.

    CIMRM 1768, 1769

    From Hungary

    [Sy]mphorus et M(arcus).
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    Mithraeum of Aquincum IV

    The Mithraeum of Symphorus and Marcus, in Óbuda, Budapest, has been restored to public view in 2004 and, while well presented, it has been heavily restored.

    CIMRM 1767

    From Hungary

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    Mithraeum of Aquincum I

    The Mithraeum of Aquincum I existed in the potter's quarter of the ancient city of Budapest.

    CIMRM 1742

    From Hungary

  • Monumentum

    Mosaic of the Mitreo di Felicissimo

    The Felicissimo Mithraeum has a floor mosaic depicting the seven mithraic grades.

    CIMRM 299

    From Italy

    FELICISSIMVS / EX VOTO F[ecit]
  • Monumentum

    Altar with Phrygian cap of Trier

    The altar with a Phrygian cap and a dagger from Trier was erected by a Pater called Martius Martialis.

    CIMRM 887

    From Germany

    D(eo) I(nvicto) M(ithrae) / Martius / Martia/lis pater / in suo / posuit.
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    Nemrut Dağı

    Mount Nemrut or Nemrud is one of the highest peaks in the eastern Taurus Mountains, southeastern Turkey. On its summit large statues stand around what is supposed to be a royal tomb from the 1st century BC.

    CIMRM 28

    From Turkey

  • Monumentum

    Mithras-Sol Altar from the Carrawburgh

    One of the altars from the Carrawburgh Mithraeum depicts the bust of Mithras or Sol.

    CIMRM 847, 848

    From United Kingdom

    Deo ♣ invicto ♠ / Mithrae M(arcus) Sim/plicius Simplex pr(a)ef(ectus) v(otum) s(olvit) l(ibens) m(erito).
  • Monumentum

    Tauroctony relief of Carnuntum

    This relief found at Carnuntum represents Mithras slaughtering the bull, without the scorpion, in the sacred cave.

    From Austria

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    Mithraeum of Carnuntum I

    According to the scarcely detailed design of von Sacken, the lay-out of the temple must have been nearly semi-circular.

    CIMRM 1664

    From Austria

  • Monumentum

    Cautes with bull head of Sarmizegetusa

    This sculpture of Cautes holding a bull's head was found in 1882 in Sarmizegetusa, Romania.

    CIMRM 2122, 2123

    From Romania

    V(otum) s(olvit) l(ibens) m(erito).
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    Cautopates of Sarmizegetusa with scorpion

    The Cautopates with scorpion found in 1882 in Sarmizegetusa includes an inscription of a certain slave known as Synethus.

    CIMRM 2120, 2121

    From Romania

    Cautopati sa(crum) / Synethus adiu[t(or)] / tabul(arii) v(otum) s(olvit) l(ibens) m(erito).
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    Petrogeny of Sarmizegetusa

    The rock of Mithra's birth in the Petrogenia of Sarmizegetusa is surrounded by a snake.

    CIMRM 2134

    From Romania