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The New Mithraeum Database of Syria

Mithraic monuments, temples and other objects related to Mithras from Syria.
  • Monumentum

    Engraved column by Maximus of Dura Europos

    A certain Maximus from the Legio IV Scythica engraved his name in one of the columns of the Mithraeum of Dura Europos.

    TNMM759 – CIMRM 62

    Nam[a] / Maximus / scen[i]co / leg(ionis) IIII Sc(ythicae).
  • Monumentum

    Fresco ‘City of Darkness’ from 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.


  • Monumentum

    Tauroctony of Arshawi-Kibar

    This relief of Mithras as bull slayer is surrounded by Cautes and Cautopates with their usual torch plus an oval object.

    TNMM224 – CIMRM 71

  • Monumentum

    Altars of Dura Europos

    Three plaster altars within the main altar of the Mithraeum of Dura Europos, two of them with traces of fire and cinders.

    TNMM731 – CIMRM 35, 36

  • Mithraeum

    Mithraeum of Qasr Ibn Wardan

    According to F. Cumont, the Bedouins told a legend from which Nöldeke concluded that the castle of Quasr-ibn-Wardân was a fort with a mithraeum.

    TNMM350 – CIMRM 73

  • Monumentum

    Inscription to Tourmasgade of Dura Europos

    This inscription by a certain Ioulianos, found at the entrance to the Dolichenum at Dura Europos, bears an inscription to Zeus Helios Mithras et Tourmasgade.

    TNMM661 – CIMRM 70

    Διὶ Ἡλίῳ / Μίθρᾳ άγί/ῳ ὑψίστῳ / ἐπηκόῳ / Τουρμασγά/δη [---] Ἰου/[λιαν-]ὸς στρα(τιώτης) / [λε]γ(εῶνος) ις´ Φ(λαου…
  • Monumentum

    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.

    TNMM298 – CIMRM 40, 41

    Θεοῦ (sic) Μίθραν ἐπόησεν Ζηνόβιος ὁ καὶ Εἰαειβᾶς Ἰαριβωλέους / στρατεγὸς τοξοτῶν ἔτους δευτέρου πυ̕.
  • Monumentum

    Scratched words of Kamerios

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

    TNMM614 – CIMRM 67

    Patri / vita / Ka/merio.
  • Monumentum

    Graffiti to Kamerios from Dura Europos Mithraeum

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

    TNMM467 – CIMRM 59

    Νάμα Καμ/ερίω στρα/τιώτη / άκερίω.
  • Monumentum

    First Tauroctony relief of Dura Europos

    One of the reliefs of the Dura Europos tauroctonies includes several characters with their respective names.

    TNMM179 – CIMRM 37, 38

    Ἔθφανει ἰστρατηγα