Carabinieri recover a Mithras Tauroctony about to be sold on the black market

The Mithriac votive sculpture comes from a clandestine excavation in the Tarquinia area. The criminal chain is active in archaeological areas of Rome and southern Etruria.


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Some places to visit

  • Mithra temple of Marāgheh

    The Mithra Temple of Maragheh, also referred to as the Mithra Temple of Verjuy or simply Mehr Temple, is the oldest surviving Mithraic temple in Iran known to date.

  • Mitreo della Crypta Balbi

    The Mithraeum of the Crypta Balbi was locted in the middle of a densely populated insula near the theatre of Cornelius Balbus.

  • Mithraeum de Septeuil

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

  • Mithraeum of the Baths of Caracalla

    The Mitreo delle terme di Caracalla is one of the largest temple devoted to Mithras found in Rome so far.



Comments from visitors

Nik Shah

nice image of a parthian king!...

on Hatra Temple


David Price

Fascinating and groundbreaking work on Mithraism! It is still not clear how much the Emesa syncretis...




This is a great Mithraeum and a obliged visit if you go to Roma.

on Mitreo di San Clemente


Thomas Smith

I would humbly suggest that #6 on the left might be a representation of Narcissus, having fallen in ...

on Tauroctony of Osterburken


Joel Evans

Was at Caesaria July 2021. Couldn't locate mithraeum.

on Mithraeum of Caesarea Maritima



Gracias por compartir luz con tu trazado.

on Del mitraísmo a la masonería. Una historia de las ideas



Look at that the satisfaction of that man who's showing that discover during the time the sanctuar o...

on Head of Mithras from the Mithraeum of Angers


Pattie Lawler

??? Is this an actual mithraeum?...

on Mitreo d'Orazio Muti


Jorge Gallo

Congratulations to the city hall of Lugo and all the team who participated in this unexpected discov...

on The Mithreaum of Lugo reveals the expansion of the Persian cult to the boundaries of Hispania



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