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Mitreo Barberini

The Barberini Mithraeum was discovered in 1936 in the garden of the Palazzo Barberini, owned by Conte A. Savorgnan di Brazza.
 
 
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17 May 2007
 
  • General view of the Mitreo de Barberini

    General view of the Mitreo de Barberini
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  • Fresco del Mitreo de Barberini

    Fresco del Mitreo de Barberini
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  • One of the frescoes of Mithraeum Barberini

    One of the frescoes of Mithraeum Barberini
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In 1936 in the garden of the Palazzo Barberini a Mithraeum was discovered under a house, which is the possession of Conte A. Savorgnan di Brazza.

Annibaldi in BCR 1938, 251f; R. Horn in AA 1936,475f; Lugli, Mon. Ant., 1938, 320 and Suppl., III, 31ff; Annibaldi in BCR LXXI,1943-45 (1947), 97ff. See fig. 111, taken from Annibaldi's publication, which he kindly sent to me.

The excavated room consists of a central room, on either side of which there is a smaller, narrower room; they are of the same size (probably first cent. A.D.).
 

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