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Monumentum

Mitreo del Caseggiato di Diana

The Mithraeum of the House of Diana was installed in two Antonine halls, northeast corner of the House of Diana, in the late 2nd or early 3rd century.
 
 
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27 Apr 2010
 
  • The altar and aedicula in the northern room

    The altar and aedicula in the northern room
    Eric Taylor 

  • Detail of the head of Dionysus below a graffito

    Detail of the head of Dionysus below a graffito
    Eric Taylor 

  • Plan of the Mithraeum of the House of Diana

    Plan of the Mithraeum of the House of Diana
    Eric Taylor 

 

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A Mithraeum, built in the Casa di Diana (Reg. I, Is. III, 3). The house is early Antonine (± 140 A.D.).

The sanctuary has been constructed in two rooms, situated in the N. E. corner of the house, These rooms have cross-vaults and the floors were originally covered with mosaic. From room A one entered room B through a door on the right, while, moreover, in the middle of the partition-wall a window had been made.
 
 

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