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Mosaic of the Mitreo di Felicissimo

The Felicissimo Mithraeum has a floor mosaic depicting the seven mithraic grades.
 
 
PublishedMithraeum.eu
10 Jul 2009
Updated on 12 Mar 2022
 
  • Floor mosaic of the Mitreo Felicissimus

    Floor mosaic of the Mitreo Felicissimus
    The New Mithraeum / Andreu Abuín (CC BY-SA) 

  • Pater grade

    Pater grade
    The New Mithraeum / Andreu Abuín (CC BY-SA) 

  • Heliodromus

    Heliodromus
    The New Mithraeum / Andreu Abuín (CC BY-SA) 

  • Last step of the mosaic on the floor of the Mitreo Felicissimus

    Last step of the mosaic on the floor of the Mitreo Felicissimus
    The New Mithraeum / Andreu Abuín (CC BY-SA) 

  • Miles grade

    Miles grade
    The New Mithraeum / Andreu Abuín (CC BY-SA) 

 

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The central aisle of the Mithraeum di Felicissimus has a mosaic pavement with the symbolic representations of the different mithraic grades:
  1. Near the entrance is a stylized tree.
  2. In the middle of the floor, in the space between the entrance and the niche, is a krater.
  3. Before the niche is a burning altar.
  4. Avobe the crater and then in the direction of the backwall the following figures, separated form each other by black bands: Two phrygian caps surmonted by a crescent.
 
 

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Mitreo di Felicissimo

The Mithraeum Felicissimus has a floor mosaic depicting the seven mithraic grades.

 

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