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Kamerios reached the seventh grade in the Mithraic ladder. A couple of graffitis celebrate his achievements in the Mithraeum of Dura Europos.


  • Graffiti of Kamerios in Dura Europos

    Graffiti of Kamerios in Dura Europos
    Yale University Press 

of Kamerios


Francis (1975:441) identifies the greek graffiti mentioning Kamerius in one of the Walls of the Mithraeum of Dura Europos as to celebrating his elevation to the rank of Nymphus, the second grade of initiates among the Mithraic community [sic].

A later scratched text [TNMM 614] was found on the walls of the same temple. It was probably written by Kamerios himself to celebrate his ascension to the seventh degree, the Pater.


Graffiti to Kamerios from Dura Europos Mithraeum

The text mentions a certain Kamerios, described as immaculate miles.

TNMM 467

Νάμα Καμ/ερίω στρα/τιώτη / άκερίω.
Hommage a Kamerios, miles immaculé.

Scratched words of Kamerios

'Hail to Kamerios the Pater' can be read on one of the walls of the mithraeum at Dura Europos.

TNMM 614

Patri / vita / Ka/merio.
Long live Pater Kamerio.



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