Mithraic monuments of Osterburken
Mithräum von Osterburken
The Mithraeum of Osterburken could not be excavated bodily owing to the water of a well in the immediate neighbourhood. The monument had been covered carefully with sand.
Tauroctony of Osterburken
Franz Cumont considers the bas relief of Osterburken 'the most remarkable of all the monuments of the cult of Mithras found up to now'.
Inscriptions of Osterburken
D[eo] S[oli] I[nvicto] M[ithrae] M[er?]catorius Castrensis in suo cons[ituit]
To the unconquerable sun god Mithras, Mercatorius Castrensis erected (this monument) on his property
- Alain Blomart (1994) Mithra et Porphyre. Quand sculpture et philosophie se rejoignent