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  • Syndexios

    Marcus Umbilius Kriton

    Patronus of the corpus lenunculariorum tabulariorum auxiliariorum Ostiensium.
  • Syndexios

    Gaius Rufius Euctatus

    Pater Patrum at Vieu (Valromey)
  • Syndexios


    Probably the Pater of the Mithraeum of Ostia which bears his name.
  • Monumentum

    Fresco of procession of grades at Santa Prisca

    Procession of figures dressed in different ways with inscriptions calling them by the seven grades of the Mithraic initiation cult.

    TNMM115 – CIMRM 480

    Nama [patribus] / ab oriente / ad occiden[tem] / tutela Saturni; Nama H[eliodro]mis / tut[la]a S[ol]is; Nama Persis / tutela Lunae; Nama l[e]on[i-]b[us] / tutela Iovis; Nama militibus / tutela Mart[is…
  • Monumentum

    Fresco scene from Mitreo of Santa Maria Capua Vetere

    Fresco showing a scene of initiation into the mysteries of Mithras in the Mithraeum of Santa Maria Capua Vetere.

    TNMM234 – CIMRM 188

  • Mithraeum

    Mitreo del caseggiato di Diana

    The Mithraeum of the House of Diana was installed in two Antonine halls, northeast corner of the House of Diana, in the late 2nd or early 3rd century.

    TNMM5 – CIMRM 216

  • Monumentum

    Candelabrum of Doryphorus

    This magnificent candelabrum was found in Rome in 1803, in the Syrian Temple of Janicule.

    TNMM682 – CIMRM 508, 509

    Doryphorus pater.
  • Monumentum

    Album of Portus

    This marble tablet found at Portus Ostiae mentions a pater, a lion donor and a series of male names, probably from a Mithraic community.

    TNMM648 – CIMRM 325

    . . reus pater / . . . [G]lycon / . . . Rufus / . . . [D]afinus . . . Sinplicius / . . . Petrus / . . . Crescentinus / . . . Crescentio / . . . Bictorus / . . . Dafinus / . . . Feston / . . . . [S]erp…
  • Monumentum

    Tauroctony medallion of Transylvania

    This medallion belongs to a specific category of rounded pieces found in other provinces of the Roman world.

    TNMM430 – CIMRM 2187

  • Monumentum

    Mosaic of Sette Sfere

    The floor mosaic of the Mithraeum of the Seven Spheres, which gives its name to the temple, depicts a dagger.

    TNMM607 – CIMRM 240