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Mithraeum of Sarrebourg

The Mithraeum of Sarrebourg was discovered during operatoins for military buldings.
 
 
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28 May 2007
Updated on 3 Mar 2022
 
  • Relieve de la tauroctonia del Mitreo de Sarrebourg.

    Relieve de la tauroctonia del Mitreo de Sarrebourg.
    Vassil 

  • Unknown 

 

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During operations for military buildings at Saarburg a Mithraeum was discovered on the N.E. flank of the Grand-Rebberg, lying along the S. bank of the Saar in 1895. The finds are at Metz.

The rectangular sanctuary (L. 6.20 Br. 5.50) opens in a NNE. direction, whereas the back is built two yards deep into the mountain. Before the entrance there probably was an elevated ante-room, because the water of a spring, which rose at a distance of 15 yards from it, was lead in this direction through a conduit. One enters the sanctuary by an entrance (Br. 1.
 
 

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Tauroctony of Sarrebourg

The Tauroctony of Saarbourg (Sarrebourg, ancient Pons Sarravi), France, contains most of Mithras deeds known in a single relief.

 

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