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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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    Mitreo di Spoleto

    The Mithraeum of Spoleto was found in 1878 by the professor Fabio Gori on behalf of Marquis Filippo Marignoli, owner of the land.

    CIMRM 673

    From Italy

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    Mitreo di Fructosus

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

    CIMRM 226

    From Italy

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    Mithraeum under the Basilica of S. Lorenzo

    In 1938 this Mithraeum was found 3.45 mtrs under the Basilica of S. Lorenzo in Damaso, in a cellar near the Sacrament's Chapel.

    CIMRM 421

    From Italy

  • Monumentum

    Inscription of Victorinus from Tibur

    This tabula marmorea was consecrated by a certain slave Vitorinus in Tibur, nowadays Tivoli, near Rome.

    CIMRM 214

    From Italy

    Soli invicto Mithrae. / Sicuti ipse se in visu / iussit refici / Victorinus Caes(aris) n(ostri) / verna dispensator / numini praesenti suis in/pend(i)s reficiendum / curavit dedicav[itque]. / Nama...
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    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
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    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)...
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    Mithraeum of Tienen

    The temple contained hundreds of ceramic vessels and animal bones, which may indicated that a grand Mithraic feast was celebrated before its closing.

    From Belgium

  • Monumentum

    Tauroctonia del Cortile del Belvedere

    White marble relief depicting Mithras slaying the bull, dedicated by Atimetus.

    CIMRM 546, 547

    From Italy

    Soli invicto deo / Atimetus Aug(ustorum) n(ostrorum) ser(vus) act(uarius) praediorum Romaniarorum.
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    Mitreo di Santa Prisca

    The Mithraeum of Santa Prisca houses remarkable frescoes showing the initiates in procession.

    CIMRM 476

    From Italy

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    Mitreo di San Clemente

    The Mithraeum under the Basilica of San Clemente made part of a notable Roman house.

    CIMRM 338

    From Italy

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    Mitreo di Angera

    The Mithraeum of Angera (or Wolf's Den as this cave is popularly called) is the only temple devoted to Mithras known to date in Lombardy.

    From Italy

  • Monumentum

    Inscription of two lions from Angera

    This marble base found in Angera in 1868 bears the inscription of two people who reached the degree of Leo.

    CIMRM 718

    From Italy

    Cautopati sac[r(um)] / M(arcus) Status Nig[er] / VI vir aug(ustalis) c(reatus) d(ecreto) d(ecurionum) [M(ediolanensium)] / leg(atus?) dend(rophorum) c(oloniae) A(ureliae?) A(ugustae?) M(ediolanii) /...
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    Tauroctony of the Loggia Scoperta

    Currently in the Musei Vaticani, this Tauroctony includes Mithras's birth restored as Venus anaduomene.

    CIMRM 556, 625

    From Italy

    Val(erius) Marinus pater sign(um) ǀ Invicti Mitrhe ex voto po(suit).
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    Inscription on restauration of the Mitreo de Carsulae

    Marble plaque with inscription of a sacerdos probatus to Sol and the god Invictus Mithras.

    From Italy

    Soli et invicto [deo Mithrae]. / Ex permissu san[ctissimi] / ordinis dec[ur(ionum)] / Sex(tus) Egnatius Primitivus / sacerdos probatus sevir / Aug(ustalis) Casuenti et Carsulis, / q(uaestor) arcae...
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    Mitreo del Circo Massimo

    The Mithraeum of the Circus Maximus was discovered in 1931 during work carried out to create a storage area for the scenes and costumes of the Opera House within the Museums of Rome building.

    CIMRM 434

    From Italy

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    Mithräum von Königsbrunn

    The Mithraeum of Koenigsbrunn is the only one preserved in the ancient Roman province of Rhaetia, current Bavaria.

    From Germany

  • Monumentum

    Tauroctony of Santa Maria Capua Vetere

    The main fresco of the Mithraeum of Santa Maria Capua Vetere portrays Mithras slaughtering a white bull.

    CIMRM 181

    From Italy

  • Monumentum

    Mithras taurophorus of Ptuj

    The sculpture of Mithras carrying the bull includes an inscription on its base.

    CIMRM 1494, 1495

    From Slovenia

    Transitu / C(aius) Caecina / Calpurnius / temp(lum) redemi(t) et restitu(it).
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    Altar with inscription and symbolic figures from Ptuj

    This altar from Ptuj, present-day Poetovio, is decorated with various Mithraic animals such as a tortoise, a cock and a crow and other objects.

    CIMRM 1496, 1497

    From Slovenia

    Invict(o) Mithrae / et Transitu dei / Theodorus p(ublici) p(ortorii) / scrut(ator) stat(ionis) Poet(ovionensis) / ex visu.