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Monumentum

Cautes of Trier

This remarkable relief by Cautes was found in what appears to be a mithraeum in Trier.
Cautes relief of Trier

Cautes relief of Trier
GDKE-Rheinisches Landesmuseum / Landesarchäologie Trier 

 
 
The New Mithraeum
21 Apr 2023
 

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The Cautes of Trier was discovered during archaeological excavations carried out by the General Directorate for Cultural Heritage since February 2023 on the site of the future main fire station on Südallee, which could be the first mithraeum found in Trier.

The limestone relief, 1.20 metres high, is currently [February 2023] in the restoration workshops of the Rheinisches Landesmuseum.

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