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Monuments figurés relatifs aux Mystères de Mithra

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

    Tauroctony from the Mithräum von Heddernheim

    This relief is so well-known that it has been reproduced in nearly every handbook of archaeology and of history of religions.

    CIMRM 1083

    From Germany

  • Monumentum

    Petrogeny of Sibiu

    As usual, the solar god rises a dagger with one of his hands while emerges from the rock.

    CIMRM 2184

    From Romania

  • Monumentum

    Felsgeburt des Mithras

    Mithras Petrogenitus, born from the rock, from the Mithraeum of Carnuntum III.

    CIMRM 1687

    From Austria

  • 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 987

    From Germany

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

    Cautes of Trier

    This remarkable relief by Cautes was found in what appears to be a mithraeum in Trier.

    From Germany

  • Monumentum

    Two-sided relief from Konjic

    The mithraic relief of Konjic shows a Tauroctony in one side and a ritual meal in the other.

    CIMRM 1896

    From Bosnia and Herzegovina

    Deo Soli inv[ict]o Meter[ae]
  • Mithraeum

    Mitreo de Cabra

    The Mithraeum of Cabra is located in the Villa del Mitra, which owes its name to the discovery in 1951 of a Mithras tauroctonus in the remains of the Roman villa.

    From Spain

  • Monumentum

    Altar by Hector Corneliorum of Mérida

    This fragmented altar was found in two pieces that Ana Osorio Calvo has recently brought together.

    From Spain

    ... Invict[o Mithrae] / Hector Cornelior[um] / ex visu.
  • Monumentum

    Tauroctony of Ottaviano Zeno

    The relief of Mithras slaying the bull by Ottaviano Zeno is lost, but two tablets of Cautes and Cautopates, which were part of the same ensemble, has been exposed at the Louvre.

    CIMRM 335

    From Italy

  • Mithraeum

    Mithraeum of Angers

    The Mithréum d'Angers contained numerous objects, including coins, oil lamps and a ceramic vessel engraved with a votive inscription to the invincible god Mithras.

    From France