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Caesarea Maritima

Caesarea was first settled by the Phoenicians in the 4th century BC. In 63 BC, the Romans annexed the region and Caesarea became the seat of the Roman procurators.

Mithraic monuments of Caesarea Maritima


Mithraeum of Caesarea Maritima

This shrine developed towards the end of 2nd century and remained active until beginning 4th.


Tauroctonic medallion from Caesarea Maritima

The small medallion depicts three scenes from the life of Mithras, including the Tauroctony. It may come from the Danube area.