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Tarquinia, formerly Corneto, is an old city in the province of Viterbo, Lazio, Central Italy, known chiefly for its ancient Etruscan tombs in the widespread necropoleis, or cemeteries, for which it was awarded UNESCO World Heritage status. In 1922, i

Mithraic monuments of Tarquinia


Tauroctony from Domus del Mitreo of Tarquinia

Votive sculpture of Mithras sacrificing the bull from the Mithraeum of Tarquinia.