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  • Notitia

    Carabinieri recover a Mithras Tauroctony about to be sold on the black market

    The Mithriac votive sculpture comes from a clandestine excavation in the Tarquinia area. The criminal chain is active in archaeological areas of Rome and southern Etruria.
  • Syndexios

    Tiberius Claudius Thermodon

    Dedicated multiple monuments to Mithras, Fortuna Primigenia and Diana in Etruria.
  • Mithraeum

    Domus del Mitreo of Tarquinia

    The discovery of the Mithraeum of Tarquinia is due to the Department for Protection of Cultural Heritage of the Carabinieri, who noticed some clandestine excavations near the Ara della Regina.


  • Monumentum

    Raven from Stockstadt

    The Stockstadt Raven is one of only two standing-alone sculptures of this bird to be found in Mithraic statuary.

    TNMM410 – CIMRM 1192

  • Syndexios

    Vettius Agorius Praetextatus

    Pater patrum and Pater sacrorum among other titles.
  • Monumentum

    Heliodromus inscription of Cerveteri

    This inscription by a certain Memmius Placidus is the first ever found signed by a Heliodromus.


    [Deo Soli Invic]/[to Mi]thrae / [Mem]mius Pla/cidus helio/dromus sacr/atus a Curtio / Iuvenale patre / votum [solvit] / [libens merito].
  • Monumentum

    Petrogeny of Florence

    The sculpture of the birth of Mithras in Florence included the head of Oceanus.

    TNMM744 – CIMRM 666

  • Mithraeum

    Mitreo di Cosa

    The Mithraeum was inserted into the basement of the basilica-theater by the 3rd century.


  • Syndexios

    Curius Iuvenalis

    Pater Curius Iuvenalis is attested in the first known monument dedicated by a Heliodromus.
  • Syndexios

    Memmius Placidus

    He was a Heliodromus who recorded his grade on an inscription dedicated to Mithras.