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Bergamo is a city in the alpine Lombardy region of northern Italy, approximately 40 km northeast of Milan, and about 30 km from Switzerland, the alpine lakes Como and Iseo and 70 km from Garda and Maggiore.

Mithraic monuments of Bergomum


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.


Inscriptions of Bergomum

Deo invicto / l(ibens) d(e) s(uo).
To the unconquered god [Mithras], gladly from his own means.

Altar of Bergamo