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  • Locus


    The Roman remains of Benifaió, or Benifayó in Spanish, are located on the outskirts of the city. Of particular interest is a rustic villa inhabited between the 1st and 4th centuries according to the numismatic and ceramic remains found.
  • Monumentum

    Altar by Hector Corneliorum of Mérida

    This fragmented altar was found in two pieces that Ana Osorio Calvo has recently brought together.


    ... Invict[o Mithrae] / Hector Cornelior[um] / ex visu.
  • Monumentum

    Ara of the Mithraeum of Lugo

    Victorius Victorious, centurion of the Legio VII, erected the altar in honour of the Lugo garrison and of the Victorius Secundus and Victor, his freedmen.


    Deo / Inuic(to) Mithrae / G(aius) Victorius Vic/torinus (centurio) L(egionis) VII G(emina) / Antonianiae P(iae) F(elicis) / in honorem sta/tionis lucensis / et Victoriorum / Secundi et Vic/toris lib(e…
  • Mithraeum

    Mitreo de Lugo

    The exploration of an old pazo, a manor house, near the Roman wall, in Lugo, led to the discovery of a Roman domus, which existed continuously from the beginnings of the Christian Era until the Late Empire.


  • Mithraeum

    Villa romana de Fuente Álamo

    One of the rooms of the villa has been interpreted as a mithraeum, but we do not have enough evidence to confirm this.


  • Mithraeum

    Casa del Mitreo de Mérida

    Although the site at Cerro de San Albín is not a Mithraeum, archaeologists have found several monuments related to the cult of Mithras.

    TNMM29 – CIMRM 772

  • Monumentum

    Tauroctony of the Gran Mitreo de Mérida

    These fragments of a monumental tauroctony found in the Cerro de San Albín must have decorated the Gran Mitreo de Mérida, which has not yet been found.


  • Monumentum

    Lion-headed figure of Mérida

    The lion-headed figure, Aion, from Mérida, wears oriental knickers fastened at the waist by a cinch strap.

    TNMM241 – CIMRM 776

  • Monumentum

    Altar with inscription from Baetulo

    This altar was dedicated to Cautes by a certain Lucius in Baetulo (Badalona), near Barcino (Barcelona).


    K(auti) deo / L(ucius) Valer(ius) Monteius / v(otum) s(olvit) l(ibens) m(erito).
  • Monumentum

    Altar of Benifayó

    This altar found in Benifaió, València, was erected by a slave called Lucanus.


    Invicto / Mithrae / Lucanus / Ser(vus).