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Mithraeum of Dura Europos

The most relevant of the Syran Mithraea was discovered in 1934.
 
 
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20 May 2007
 
  • Franz Cumont poses in front of the main altar at the Mithraeum of Dura Europos

    Franz Cumont poses in front of the main altar at the Mithraeum of Dura Europos
    Yale University 

  • Plano de la primera reconstrucción del Mitreo de Dura-Europos, a partir del 210 d.C.

    Plano de la primera reconstrucción del Mitreo de Dura-Europos, a partir del 210 d.C. 

  • Vista general del emplazamiento del Mitreo de Dura Europos

    Vista general del emplazamiento del Mitreo de Dura Europos 

  • Plano del primer Mitreo de Dura-Europos (168 d.C.). El santuario estaba limitado a la zona <em>A</em>.

    Plano del primer Mitreo de Dura-Europos (168 d.C.). El santuario estaba limitado a la zona A

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  • Relieves del altar del Mitreo de Dura Europos

    Relieves del altar del Mitreo de Dura Europos 

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  • Detail of fresco Mithras Hunting from Dura Europos

    Detail of fresco Mithras Hunting from Dura Europos 

  • Detail of fresco Mithras Hunting from Dura Europos

    Detail of fresco Mithras Hunting from Dura Europos 

  • Fresque du Mithraeum de Dura Europos. La chasse de Mithra à cheval.

    Fresque du Mithraeum de Dura Europos. La chasse de Mithra à cheval. 

  • One of the tauroctony reliefs from Dura Europos

    One of the tauroctony reliefs from Dura Europos
    CIMRM 

 

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In February 1934 a Mithraeum was discovered on the N.W. side inside the rampart of Dura-Europos (Es-Sâlihiyeh) between gate 24 and 23. After the excavations it was transported to New Haven, Gallery of Fine Arts of Yale University.

Rostovtzeff in RM 49,1934, 180ff; cf. BCR 1934 (Not.) 121f; AJA XXXIX 1935, 4f; 147; 259f and 293ff; Mouterde in MUSJ XIX, 1935, 123f; Dussaud in Syria XVI, 1935, 313ff; Cumont in CRAI 1934, 90ff; Hopkins in ILN 8 Dec.
 

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