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Mitreo all'Arco di San Lazzaro

Three mithraic monuments were found in 1931, suggesting that a mithraeum probably existed in the area.
The New Mithraeum
27 Jan 2022

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During operations at the foot of the Aventine, not far from the Arco di S. Lazzaro, three inscriptions were found in 1931. They probably date from the third century. It is quite possible, that here in the neighbourhood of the former Emporium a Mithraeum existed.

Patriarca in BCR LX, 1932, 239ff and fig., Cumont in CRAI 1933,4691; RHR CIX, 1934, 63ff; Pietrangeli, Mon. Culti Or., 13 No 12; 1; 7

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Stele of the Arch of San Lazzaro

This stele found at the foot of the Aventine bears an inscription of Kastos father and son, and mentions several syndexioi who shared the same temple.

Inscription of Kastos father and son

Second Mithraic monument dedicated by the Kastos family, found not far from the Arco di S. Lazzaro, in Rome.