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Carnuntum according to Ptolemy was a Roman legionary fortress and headquarters of the Pannonian fleet from 50 AD.
  • Fragmentos de uno de las tauroctonias de Carnuntum.

    Fragmentos de uno de las tauroctonias de Carnuntum.

  • Mithras Petrogenes of Carnuntum

    Mithras Petrogenes of Carnuntum
    The New Mithraeum / Andreu Abuín (CC BY-SA) 

  • Mithras Petrogenitus of Carnuntum

    Mithras Petrogenitus of Carnuntum 

  • Lion of Carnuntum

    Lion of Carnuntum
    David Walsh 

  • Tauroctony relief of Carnuntum

    Tauroctony relief of Carnuntum
    Carnuntum Archaeological Park. Ortolf Harl 2017 

  • Altar of Carnuntum

    Altar of Carnuntum 

  • Left side, altar of Carnuntum

    Left side, altar of Carnuntum 

  • Right side, altar of Carnuntum

    Right side, altar of Carnuntum 

Mithraic monuments of Carnuntum


Mithraeum of Carnuntum I

According to the scarcely detailed design of von Sacken, the lay-out of the temple must have been nearly semi-circular.

CIMRM 1664


Mithraeum of Carnuntum II

The second temple devoted to Mithras in Carnuntum is situated besides a Jupiter's temple.

CIMRM 1681


Mithraeum of Carnuntum III

Mithraeum III found in the west part of Petronell near Hintausried in August 1894 by J. Dell and C. Tragau.

CIMRM 1682


Tauroctonia de Carnuntum (III ?)

Of this great relief of Mithras slaying the bull only a few segments remain.

CIMRM 1683


Felsgeburt des Mithras

Mithras Petrogenitus, born from the rock, from the Mithraeum of Carnuntum III.

CIMRM 1687


Inscription by Propinquos of Carnuntum

On this slab, Gaius Iulius Propinquos indicates that he made a wall of the Mithraeum at his own expense.

CIMRM 1693


Lion of Carnuntum III

Exceptional sculpture of a lion devouring a bull's head founded in 1894 in Carnuntum, Pannonia.

CIMRM 1690


Tauroctony relief of Carnuntum

This relief found at Carnuntum represents Mithras slaughtering the bull, without the scorpion, in the sacred cave.


Altar of Carnuntum by the Jovians and Herculians

This monument bears an inscription and the representation of Cautes and Cautopates on the sides.

CIMRM 1697

Inscriptions of Carnuntum

T(itus) Fl(avius) Viato[r] condi fe(cit)

Tauroctonia de Carnuntum (III ?)

C(aius) Iul(ius) Propin/quos (sic) pariete(m) / ex voto / impensa sua.
Caius Iulius Propinquos, following a vow, made the wall at his own expense.

Inscription by Propinquos of Carnuntum

D(eo) S(oli) i(nvicto) M(ithrae) / fautori imperii sui / Iovii et Herculii / religiosissimi / Augusti et Caesares / sacrarium / restituerunt.
To Sol Invictus Mithras, patron of their empire, the Jovian and Herculean very religious Augusti and Caesares restored the temple.

Altar of Carnuntum by the Jovians and Herculians