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The New Mithraeum Database of Switzerland

Mithraic monuments, temples and other objects related to Mithras from Switzerland.
  • Socius

    Alexander Schenker

    Rem tene, verba sequentur.
  • Socius

    Wanda Sartori

  • Mithraeum

    Mithréum d’Orbe-Boscéaz

    The site of Orbe-Boscéaz, Switzerland, also known as Boscéay, is renowned for its mosaics and mithraic temple.


  • Monumentum

    Altar of Firmidius Severinus from Geneva

    This limestone altar bears an inscription from its donor, Firmidius Severinus, in honour of Mithras after 26 years of service in the Legio VIII Augusta.

    TNMM599 – CIMRM 916

    Deo invicto / genio loci / Firmidius Se/verinus mi(les) /leg(ionis) VIII aug(ustae) p(iae) f(idelis) / c(onstantis) C(ommodae) stip(endiorum) XXVI aram / ex voto pro salute / sua v(otum) s(olvit) l(ib…
  • Monumentum

    Aion gold figurine from Geneva

    This small golden figurine seems to represent the Mithraic god Aion, as usual surrounded by a serpent.


  • Mithraeum

    Mithräum von Kempraten

    The Kempraten Mithraeum was unexpectedly discovered during the 2015 excavations near the vicus.


  • Mithraeum

    Mithraeum de Martigny

    The Mithraeum of Martigny is the first temple devoted to Mithras found in Switzerland.


  • Monumentum

    Mithras Tauroctonus from private collection

    Marble group of Mithras killing the Bull sold by Antiqurium Ltd, New York