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Monumentum

Triptic of Tróia

The remains of the mithraic triptic of Tróia, Lusitania, were part of a bigger composition.
1.02.01.01. Tríptico Tróia. Museu Nacional de Arqueología de Lisboa.

1.02.01.01. Tríptico Tróia. Museu Nacional de Arqueología de Lisboa.
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid 

 
 
The New Mithraeum
12 May 2021
Updated on Oct 2023
 

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Relief, broken in four pieces, found at Troja near Setubal. Museo Etnologico in Lisbon.

Mendes da Costa in Arch. Port., XXIX, 1930-1931, 5ff and fig. 26; Pidal, Hist. Esp. 11,441 and fig. 250; Cumont in CRAJ 1934,262; RA 1946, 191 and fig. 4; Jalhay in Broteria, XLVI, 1948, 529ff and figs. 3-4. See fig. 217, which we received from Franz Cumont.

A scene of Mithras tauroctone, of which only the foreleg of the bull and a torch-bearer in Eastern attire before it are preserved. The torch is pointed downwards; not cross-legged (Cautopates). In the r. upper corner, above a vaulting, the



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Mitreo de Tróia

García y Bellido proposed the existence of a mithraeum in a narrow, elongated room where the Troia mithraic relief was found.