The New Mithraeum
18 Nov 2022
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The 11.5 m x 6.5 m large room had traces of a fire and was destroyed. The cult image was missing. This was usually displayed at the front of the room. After the fire the room was filled in and used as a waste pit. It is possible that the shrine was moved to a more secure site south of the southwestern fort corner and rebuilt as Mithraeum I.
Coin finds indicate construction after 157 AD, destroyed around 210 AD, at the earliest.
Discovered and exc…