The New Mithraeum
20 May 2007
Updated on 17 Nov 2022
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The Mithraeum has been constructed in the favissae of a temple. The vaulted speleum had two side-benches, of which only the right one has been preserved (traces of red stucco). In the backwall a semi-circular niche (H. 1.20 Br. 1.25 D. 0.40) was hewn out roughly, this was painted blue.
Two bases, one of dark greyish marble (H. 0.56 Br. 0.27-0.22), the other of travertine (H. 0.55 Br. 0.28-0.22) support statues of