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Monumentum

Casa del Mitreo of Mérida

In the Casa del Mitreo in Mérida, ancient Emerita Augustus, archaeologists have found several monuments related to Mithras cult.
 
 
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27 Apr 2010
 
  • Vista interior de la Casa del Mitreo

    Vista interior de la Casa del Mitreo 

  • Vista exterior de la Casa del Mitreo

    Vista exterior de la Casa del Mitreo 

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  • Detail of Aion legs of Mérida

    Detail of Aion legs of Mérida
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  • Right side of the Aion of Mérida

    Right side of the Aion of Mérida
    Andreu Abuín 

  • Left side of the Aion of Mérida

    Left side of the Aion of Mérida
    Andreu Abuín 

  • Aion of Mérida

    Aion of Mérida
    Andreu Abuín 

  • Cautopates of Mérida

    Cautopates of Mérida
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  • Inscription of the Cautopates of Mérida

    Inscription of the Cautopates of Mérida
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  • Naked Mithraic figure

    Naked Mithraic figure
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  • Detail of the naked figure from Mérida

    Detail of the naked figure from Mérida
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At Mérida a Mithraeum existed about 155 A.D. We do not know anything about the character and the construction of the sanctuary, but many related monuments were discovered in this domus, all kept at the Museo Arquológico Nacional in Mérida.