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Domus del Mitreo of Tarquinia

The discovery of the Mithraeum of Tarquinia is due to the Department for Protection of Cultural Heritage of the Carabinieri, who noticed some clandestine excavations near the Ara della Regina.
 
 
PublishedMithraeum.eu
30 Dec 2020
Updated on 17 Jan 2022
 
  • Archaeologists work in the area of the Domus of Tarquinia

    Archaeologists work in the area of the Domus of Tarquinia 

  • Aerial view of the Domus of Tarquinia

    Aerial view of the Domus of Tarquinia
    Tusciaweb.eu from Tertullian.org 

  • Tauroctony of Tarquinia in Sala degli Animali, Vatican Museum

    Tauroctony of Tarquinia in Sala degli Animali, Vatican Museum
    Italofile 

  • Tauroctony of Tarquinia lateral view.

    Tauroctony of Tarquinia lateral view.
    Carabinieri - Tutela Patrimonio Culturale Italia 

  • Tauroctony of Tarquinia lateral close view.

    Tauroctony of Tarquinia lateral close view.
    Carabinieri - Tutela Patrimonio Culturale Italia 

  • Front detail.

    Front detail.
    Carabinieri - Tutela Patrimonio Culturale Italia 

  • Rear view of the sculpture.

    Rear view of the sculpture.
    Carabinieri - Tutela Patrimonio Culturale Italia 

 

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The discovery of the Mithraeum of Tarquinia is due to the Department for Protection of Cultural Heritage of the Carabinieri (Italian military police), who noticed some clandestine excavations near the Ara della Regina, on the ancient site of Tarquinia, in May of 2014.
 
 

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