Monumentum

Inscription by Proficentius, Rome

This marble slab bears an inception be the Pater Proficentius to whom Mithras has suggested to build and devote a temple.
 
 
PublishedThe New Mithraeum
26 Jan 2022
Updated on 29 Oct 2022
 
 

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Rectangular marble slab (H. 0.395 Br. 0.65 D. 0.07), broken in two pieces. Traces of red painting. In the middle there is a hollow probably for fastening. Before it was used for the present inscription, it certainly served another purpose.

L.H. 0.022.
 
 

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Mithraeum under the Basilica of S. Lorenzo

In 1938 this Mithraeum was found 3.45 mtrs under the Basilica of S. Lorenzo in Damaso, in a cellar near the Sacrament's Chapel.

Altar from the Mitreo sotto la Basilica di San Lorenzo

This cylindrical marble altar was dedicated by the same Pater Proficentius as the slab, both monuments found in the Mithraeum beneath the Basilica of San Lorenzo.

 

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