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The New Mithraeum

Community dedicated to the study, disclosure and reenactment of the Mysteries of Mithras since 2004.

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Joined December 2020
 
 
Oct 2023
NewMonumentum

Altar of Bergamo

This altar to Deo Invicto was found during the excavation of the Monastero Delle Benedettine di Santa Grata in Bergamo, with a bronze calf’s head on top.

 
Oct 2023
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Altar of Pisignano

This low relief on an altar of Mithras killing the bull was found in a church in Pisignano, south of Ravenna.

 
Oct 2023
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Tauroctony in Copenhagen

This statue of Mithras as a bullkiller was bought at Rome where it might be found.

 
Oct 2023
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Χρῆστος

Chrestos was a Pater who dedicated a relief to Mithras with his comrade Gauros.

 
Oct 2023
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Tauroctony of Chrestos

This relief of Mithras killing the bull, signed by a certain Χρῆστος, is on display in the Sala dei Animali of the Vatican Museum.

 
Oct 2023
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Tauroctony relief of Villa Borghese

This is one of the three reliefs depicting Mithras killing the bull that the Louvre Museum acquired from the Roman Villa Borghese collection.

 
Oct 2023
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Tauroctony relief found between Porta Portese and St Pancrace

Franz Cumont bought this relief of Mithras as a bullkiller from a dealer who claimed to have found it in a vineyard near the church of Saint Pancrace, in Rome.

 
Oct 2023
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Tauroctony sculpture of Villa Borghese

This sculpture of Mithras killing the bull the belongs to the Louvre museum is currently exposed in Varsovia.

 
Oct 2023
NewMonumentum

Tauroctony of Villa Borghese

This is one of the three reliefs of Mithras as a bullkiller from the Villa Borghese collection that belong to the Louvre museum, now in the Louvre Abu Dhabi.

 
Oct 2023
Syndexios

Marcellinus

Marcellinus was an antistes who reached the grade of Leo in Rome.

 
Oct 2023
Syndexios

Dioscorus

Dioscorus is a freedman from the Greek-speaking part of the Empire who dedicated an altar to the invincible Mythra.

 
Oct 2023
Syndexios

Aelius Maximus

Aelius Maximus identifies himself as a soldier of the Legio V Macedonica on a relief found in ancient Potaissa.

 
Oct 2023
NewMonumentum

Tauroctony of Aelius Maximus of Turda

This small relief of Mithras killing the bull was found in 1859 in Turda, in the Cluj region of Romania.

 
Oct 2023
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Tauroctony of Aurelios Stephanos from Sibiu

This relief of Mithras killing the bull is unique in the Apulum Mithraic repertoire because of its inscription in Greek.

 
Oct 2023
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Altar of Chrestion from Alba Iulia

In 1852, Károly Pap, a naval captain, unearthed several Mithraic monuments in his garden at Marospartos, including this altar.

 
Oct 2023
NewMonumentum

Altar of Dioscorus from Alba Iulia

In 1852, Károly Pap, a naval captain, unearthed several Mithraic monuments in his garden at Marospartos, including this altar.

 
Oct 2023
NewMonumentum

Tauroctony of Alba Iulia with collared dog

This relief of Mithras killing the bull from Apulum, now Alba Iulia, Romania, contains several scenes from the Mithras legend.

 
Oct 2023
Syndexios

Euhemerus

Euhemerus was a Greek or Greco-Oriental man of modest status.

 
Oct 2023
NewMonumentum

Tauroctony of Euhemerus from Alba Iulia

Several authors read the name Suaemedus instead of Euhemerus as the author of this mithraic relief from Alba Iulia, Romania.

 
Oct 2023
NewMonumentum

Tauroctony of Pleven

This relief of Mithras killing the bull in a vaulted grotto lacks the usual scorpion pinching the bull's testicles.