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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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  • 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

    Mithraeum de Septeuil

    The Mithraeum of Septeuil, Yvelines, was accommodated at the 4th century in an oldest sanctuary of the source.

    From France

  • Monumentum

    Inscription of Aphrodisius

    This inscription by a certain Aphrodisius was found under the old city hall of Algiers.

    CIMRM 151

    From Algeria

    Mithrae / Aphrodisius / Corneliorum / v(otum) s(olvit) l(ibens) a(nimo)
  • Monumentum

    Inscription of Chyndonax

    This inscription on an antique funeral urn mentions a certain high priest of Mithras.

    From France

    Μίθρης εν οργάδ[ι] χώμα το σώμα καλύπτει Χννδόνακτος ίερεω[ς] αρχηγού, δνσεβ(ίας) απέχον λύσι(ον) οίκον 6ρώ[ν]
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    Mithraeum of Mackwiller

    The Mackwiller Mithraeum was built in the middle of the 2nd century, during the reign of Antoninus the Pious, on the site of a spring already worshipped by the natives.

    From France

  • Monumentum

    Head of Mithras of Mackwiller

    This fragment of the head of a young Mithras is one of the finds made during the excavations carried out by Jean-Jacques Hatt at Mackwiller, France, in 1955.

    CIMRM 1332

    From France

  • Monumentum

    Tauroctony of Absalmos

    The relief depict several unusual scenes from Mithras's myth.

    From Syria

    ἐκ τῶν τοῦ θεοῦ ἐπὶ ̕Αβσάλμου
  • Monumentum

    Relief of Tauroctony from Sidon

    The relief of the Sidon Tauroctony includes the signs of the zodiac and the four seasons, among other common elements.

    CIMRM 75

    From Lebanon

  • 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
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    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

    Cautes with an axe

    The Cautes of Sidon who wields an axe also wears a piece of cloth on his left arm.

    CIMRM 82

    From Lebanon

  • Monumentum

    Second Cautes of Sidon holding an axe

    In this case, a quiver has been attached to the tree-stump behind the torchbearer.

    CIMRM 83

    From Lebanon

  • Monumentum

    Lion-headed Aion from Sidon

    Edmon Durighello, a journalist, discovered this Aion marble in 1887.

    CIMRM 78, 79

    From Lebanon

    Φλ. Γερόντιος, πατὴρ νόμιμος, ἀνεϑέμην τῷ φ̕ ἔτι.
  • Monumentum

    Cautopates of Sidon

    Cautopates sculpture of Sidon features a snake near his left leg.

    CIMRM 81

    From Lebanon

  • Monumentum

    Mithras carrying the bull

    Sculpture depicting Mithras carrying a young bull on his shoulders.

    CIMRM 77

    From Lebanon

  • Monumentum

    Hekate of Sidon

    The Hekataion of Sidon shows a triple Hekate surrounded by three dancing nymphs.

    CIMRM 84, 85

    From Lebanon

    Φλ. Γερόντιος, πατὴρ νόμιμος, εὐχαριστῶν τὴν θέον ἀφιερωσάτω φʹ ἔτι.
  • Monumentum

    Bronze Venus of Sidon

    There are two Venus from the Mithraeum of Sidon, one in bronze and the other in Parian marble.

    CIMRM 86

    From Lebanon

  • Monumentum

    Cautes of Sidon

    The Sidon sculpture includes a dog jumping between Cautes's legs.

    CIMRM 80

    From Lebanon

  • Mithraeum

    Mithraeum of Sidon

    The Mithraeum of Sidon escaped destruction because the followers of Mithras walled off the entrance to the underground sanctuary.

    CIMRM 74

    From Lebanon

  • Monumentum

    Rock birth from St Aubin

    Mithras Petrogenitus from Saint-Aubin en France.

    CIMRM 894

    From France