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Little is known about Jajce in Roman times, apart from the accidental discovery of a 4th-century mithraeum in 1931.

Mithraic monuments of Jajce


Mithraeum of Jajce

The remains of the Jajački Mithraeum were discovered accidentally during excavation for the construction of a private house in 1931.

CIMRM 1901


Tauroctony of Jajce

The relief of Mithras killing the bull from the Jajce Mithraeum is walled into the cult niche and surmounted by a roof.

CIMRM 1902


Cautopates of Jajce

Beheaded Cautopates in limestone found on the podium of the Jajce Mithraeum, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

CIMRM 1903


Altars of Jajce

Three small limestone altars were found in the Jajce Mithraeum, one of which bears the inscription ’Invicto’.

CIMRM 1904


Larger altars and small finds from Jajce

Three larger altars and other finds from the Mithraeum of Jajce, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

CIMRM 1905

Inscriptions of Jajce


Altars of Jajce