The New Mithraeum
2 Jun 2009
Updated on 8 Sep 2023
Between 1882 and 1883 PálKirály and his team excavated the only Mithraic sanctuary (mihraeum) known from Colonia Ulpia Traiana Sarmizegetusa. The mithraeum was published in a separate monograph and in various articles, attracting also the interest of the international scholarship – entering in the bibliography, as the „biggest” sanctuary ever found outside Rome.
[…] Without entering in details about the excavation, it is important to mention some particularities of this find.