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Mithraeum V of Aquincum

The fifth mithraeum from Aquincum has been found in the house of a military tribune.
Altar of Libella

Altar of Libella
The New Mithraeum / Andreu Abuín (CC BY-SA) 

The New Mithraeum
9 Feb 2022
Updated on Feb 2022

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An inscription and six altar stones were found in situ at the Mithraeum V of ancient Aquincum, Óbuda, Budapest. The sanctuary was installed during a renovation that took place during the Severan period.

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