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Mithraeum of the Baths of Caracalla

The Mitreo delle terme di Caracalla is one of the largest temple devoted to Mithras found in Rome so far.
 
 
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17 May 2007
Updated on 3 Feb 2022
 
General view of the Mitreo delle Terme di Caracalla

General view of the Mitreo delle Terme di Caracalla

 

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Under the Southern part of the Northern gallery of the Caracalla-therms, a Mithraeum was discovered in 1912.

By entrance g (Br. 1.75) with a marble threshold, one enters the sanctuary (L. 23.00 Br. 9.70). It is divided into a central aisle (Br. 4.65) covered with black and white mosaic, and two benches sloping towards the side-walls. The right bench (H. 1.00 Br. 2.17 L. 19.17) begins at some distance (1.45) from the entrance and ends at 1.70 from the back-wall. Here (8) it is accessible via two steps (Br. 0.70). An edge (Br. 0.
 
 

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