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Monuments figurés relatifs aux Mystères de Mithra

Monuments, temples and other objects related to Mithras, his cult and related subjects.
  • Monumentum

    Aion from Vienne, France

    The relief of Aion from Vienne includes a naked youth in Phrygian cap holding the reins of a horse.

    CIMRM 902

    From France

  • Monumentum

    Inscription to Mithras by from Köln

    Votive inscription dedicated to Mithras by the veteran soldier Tiberius Claudius Romanius, from the Mithraeum II Köln, 3rd century.

    From Germany

    D(eo) I(nvicto) M(ithrae) S(oli) s(ocio) / Tiberius Cl(audius) / Romaniu[s] / veteranu[s] / l(ibens) m(erito).
  • Monumentum

    Altar to Sol by brothers of Budaors

    This fragmented altar was erected by two brothers from the Legio II Adiutrix who also built a temple.

    CIMRM 1793

    Sol(i) Soc(io) / M(arcus) Aur(elius) Fron/tinianus / et M(arcus) Aur(elius) Fr[o]/nto mil(ites) leg(ionis) /II Ad(iutricis) fratres / templ(um) const(ituerunt) / Antonino / IIII co(n)s(ule).
  • Monumentum

    Frescoes from the tomb of Aelius Magnus and Aelia Arisuth in Oea

    The Mithraic nature of the frescoes of Oea, according to the scholars Cumont and Vermaseren, is now questioned.

    CIMRM 113, 115

    From Libya

    D(is) M(anibus) s(acrum) / Aelia Arisuth / vixit annus / sexaginta plus minus. // Quae lea iacet.
  • Mithraeum

    Mithraeum of Colchester

    One of the rooms in a sustantive masonry building in Hollytrees Meadow was considered to be a Mithreum, a theory that has now been discarded.

    CIMRM 829

    From United Kingdom

  • Monumentum

    Taurcotony sculpture from Sidon

    The Mithras killing the bull sculpture from Sidon, currently Lebanon.

    CIMRM 76

    From Lebanon

    Φλ. Γερόντιος, πατὴρ νόμιμος τῶν τελετῶν τοῦ θεοῦ εὐχαριστῶν αφιερωσάτω τῷ φ̕ ἔτει.
  • Monumentum

    Mitra de Cabra

    The Mithras of Cabra is the only full preserved Tauroctony sculpture found in Spain yet.

    CIMRM 771

    From Spain

  • 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...
  • Mithraeum

    Mithraeum of Rudchester

    The Mithraeum of Rudchester was discovered in 1844 on the brow of the hill outside the roman station.

    CIMRM 838

    From United Kingdom

  • 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.
  • Monumentum

    Mithras riding a horse from Neuenheim

    Mithras galloping, in a cypress forest, carrying a globe in one hand and accompanied by a lion and a snake.

    CIMRM 1289

    From Germany

  • Monumentum

    Mithras on a horse

    This small bronze statuette of Mithras riding a horse is composed of two pieces.

  • Monumentum

    Altar with inscription of Sentinum

    This altar found in Sentinum bears an inscription from two brothers.

    CIMRM 689

    From Italy

    Invicto / prosedente / Sevio Facundo / Umbri / Rufinus et / Aemilianus / leones.
  • Monumentum

    Tauroctony relief of Alba Iulia

    The relief of Mithra slaying the bull from Apulum, Romania, has been missing until the scholar Csaba Szabó identified it in the diposit of the Arad Museum.

    CIMRM 1938

    From Romania

  • Monumentum

    Altar with inscription of Bingen

    The monument was dedicated by two brothers, one of them being the Pater of his community.

    CIMRM 1243

    From Germany

    In h(onorem) d(omus) d(ivinae) / deo invicto / Mytrhe (sic!) ara/m ex voto dei / de suo impen/dio instituer(unt) / A(ulus) Gratius Iuven/is pater sacroru/m et A(ulus) Gratius Po/tens m(iles)...
  • Monumentum

    Aion of Villa Albani

    White marble statue of Lion-head god of time, formerly in the Villa Albani, nowadays in the Musei Vaticani.

    CIMRM 545

    From Italy

  • Mithraeum

    Mithraeum of Stockstadt I

    The Mithraeum I in Stockstadt contained images of Mithras but also of Mercury, Hercules, Diana and Epona, among others.

    From Germany

  • Mithraeum

    Mithraeum of Stockstadt II

    The Mithraeum II in Stockstadt was in fact the first one known built in the vicus. It was destroyed by fire around 210.

    From Germany

  • Monumentum

    Album of Sentinum

    This inscription reveals the names of 36 cultori of Sentinum, one of whom bears the title of pater leonum.

    CIMRM 688

    Cultores D(ei) S(olis) I(nvicti) Mithrae / patroni, prosedente C. Propertio Profuturo. Coiedius Proculus / Ligurius Theodotus / Mussius Vindex / Coiedius Hilarianus / Sentin(as) pater leonum...
  • Monumentum

    Inscription of two Gessius from Sentinum

    Gessius Castus and Gessius Severus have placed a decorated stutue and left testimony on this inscription below.

    CIMRM 687

    Dicatus V id(us) Sept(embres) Antonino aug(usto) II et sacerdote II co(n)s(ulibus) N(umini) s(ancto) S(olis) i(nvicti) Mithrae / duo Gessi Castus / et Severus simu/lacrum exoma/tum voto...