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Mitreo di Spoleto

The Mithraeum of Spoleto was found in 1878 by the professor Fabio Gori on behalf of Marquis Filippo Marignoli, owner of the land.
Plan of the Mithraeum of Spoleto

Plan of the Mithraeum of Spoleto

The New Mithraeum
20 May 2007
Updated on Nov 2022

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Mithraeum, discovered at Spoleto in 1878 on a plot called 'I Casini', in the neighbourhood of the Porta S. Gregorio.

The sanctuary (L. 21.10 Br. 3.90) is divided in a central aisle (Br. 1.46) and two side-benches (H. 0.77 Br. 1.22). These benches are cut in two (L. 10.30 and 5.83) by a corridor (Br.2.05) with its entrance on the right. To ascend the benches, there are small flights of stairs on either side. The podia come to an end at a distance of 2.92 meters from the back-wall. An understructure was made here, formerly divided into three parts by pillars, which supported columns. Only