Monuments from Syria
Monuments, mithraea and other objects related to Mithras from Syria.
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Mithraeum of Dura Europos
The most emblematic of the Syrian Mithraea was discovered in 1933 by a team led by the Russian historian Mikhaïl Rostovtzeff.
Mithraeum of Hawarti
The Mithraeum of Hauarte or Hawarte, which preserves colourful frescoes, it's the latest know and used.
Column with inscription from Dura Europos
The inscription pays homage to the emperor, probably Caracalla, to Mithras, the fathers, the petitor and the syndexioi.
Ὓπὲρ Νίκης του Κυρί/ου ἡμων Αὐτοκράτορος / Νάμα θεῷ Μίθρᾳ / νάμα πάτρασι Λιβει/ανῷ καὶ Θεωδώρῳ / νάμα καὶ...
Main Tauroctony relief from Dura Europos
The main relief of Mithras killing the bull from the Mithraeum of Dura Europos includes three persons named Zenobius, Jariboles and Barnaadath.
CIMRM 40, 41
Θεοῦ (sic) Μίθραν ἐπόησεν Ζηνόβιος ὁ καὶ Εἰαειβᾶς Ἰαριβωλέους / στρατεγὸς τοξοτῶν ἔτους δευτέρου πυ̕.
Inscription on the restoration of the Mithraeum of Dura Europos
Antonius Valentinus, centurio, made this plaque for the salut des empereurs Septimus Severus and Marcus Aurelius.
Pro sal(ute) et incol(umitate) d(ominorum) / n(ostrorum) imp(eratorum) L. Sep(timi) Severi pii / Pert(inacis) et M. Aurel(i) Aritonini [ [ et L. Sept(imi) Geta[e] ] ] / Aug(ustorum) tem/plum dei...
City of Darkness fresco of Hawarte
The City of Darkness unique fresco from the Mithraeum of Hawarte shows the tightest links between the western and eastern worship of Mithras in Roman Syria.
Tauroctony of Sî`
In the tauroctony of Jabal al-Druze in Syria, the snake appears to be licking the head of the bull's penis.
Second tautoctony of Sî`
The second tauroctony of Jabal al-Druze seems to have be made by the same sculptor.
D(eo) S(oli) I(nvicto)
Mithraeum of Qasr Ibn Wardan
About the foundation of the castle of Quasr-ibn-Wardan the Bedouins tell a legend from which Nöldeke concluded that there was a Mithraeum there, but this interpretation is very doubtful.