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Monumentum

Mithraeum of London

The London Mithraeum has been contextualized and relocated in its original emplacement in 2016.
 
 
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  • Olivier-Antoine Reÿnès 

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  • Reconstrucción de una vista exterior del Mithraeum de Walbrook (London).

    Reconstrucción de una vista exterior del Mithraeum de Walbrook (London). 

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  • WALBROOK MITHRAEUM MITHRAS TAUROCTONUS Toynbee, art in R Britain, pl 73 XY.K 2790 1

    WALBROOK MITHRAEUM MITHRAS TAUROCTONUS Toynbee, art in R Britain, pl 73 XY.K 2790 1
    J M C Toynbee 

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  • Mithras head of London

    Mithras head of London
    Museum of London 

  • Walbrook Mithraeum Bacchus group

    Walbrook Mithraeum Bacchus group
    J M C Toynbee 

  • Dioniso del Mitreo de Londres

    Dioniso del Mitreo de Londres
    Wolfram 

  • Head of Minerva from London Mithraeum

    Head of Minerva from London Mithraeum
    HEIR Project 

  • Head of Minerva from London Mithraeum

    Head of Minerva from London Mithraeum
    Museum Crush 

 

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The substantial temple (18.3 x 7.6m) was built in stone from the beginning, it maintained throughout its history a standard plan of a central nave aisle flanked by podium benches. An apse stood at the West end. There was evidence of a narthex on the east side, however it was not possible to excavate this area.

A brief history

The first shrine (Temple 1) was founded cAD240-50.
 
 

Related monuments

Tauroctonia de Walbrook

The image of Mithras killing the bull, found near Walbrook, is surrounded by a Zoadiac circle.

Serapis head of Walbrook

The head of Serapis found at Walbrook, London, is decorated with stylised olive branches.

Mithras head of Walbrook

The Mithras's head of Walbrook probable belonged to a life-size scene of the god scarifying the bull.

Dionysus group marble of London

Marble group of Dionysus accompanied by a Silenus on a donkey, a satyr and a menead.

 

Head of Minerva from London

This head was found at the east end of temple of Mithras in London.

 

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