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Mitreo delle Pareti Dipinte
27 Apr 2010
  • Andreu Abuín 

  • Andreu Abuín 

  • Four mithraic people standing

    Four mithraic people standing
    Andreu Abuín 

  • Fresco

    Andreu Abuín 



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A Mithraeum was constructed in the nord-west corner of the peristylium of a domus (Reg. III, Is. 6 «Mitreo delle pareti dipinte») in the second half of the second cent A.D.

The sanctuary (L. 17.50 Br. 4.00) has a small vestibulum and itself is divided into two parts by a wall, which already existed but was partly removed in order to give room to the usual central-aisle. Both side-benches are sloping to the walls and have small ledges (Br. 0.25) to their front sides.

The podia have on a level with the floor small niches; two of thes (H.

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