Monumentum

Villa del Mitreo (Cabra)

The Villa del Mitreo or Casa del Mitra takes its name from the discovery of a Mithras Tauroctonus in the vicinity.
 
 
PublishedThe New Mithraeum
5 Jun 2009
Updated on 25 Oct 2022
 
  • General view

    General view
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  • Mitra de Cabra (Códoba)

    Mitra de Cabra (Códoba)
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Despite the archaeological work carried out on the site following the chance discovery, it has not been possible to establish clearly the reasons for the presence of the Mitra de Cabra on the site. There is no archaeological evidence of a possible mithraeum that could have housed it. [...] Although an intentional search was made, no space that could be interpreted as a mithraeum was found among the archaeological remains of the first phase.
 
 

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Mitra de Cabra

The Mithras of Cabra is the only full preserved Tauroctony sculpture found in Spain yet.

 

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