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  • Monumentum

    Tauroctony of Pisa

    This white marble relief of Mithas killing the sacred bull was found embedded in the building of a noble family in Pisa.

    TNMM604 – CIMRM 663

  • Mithraeum

    Mithraeum of Sarmizegetusa

    The large number of monuments found at the Mithraeum of Sarmizegetusa and the sheer size of the temple are unusual.

    TNMM57 – CIMRM 2027, 2033

  • Monumentum

    Mithras on a horse

    This small bronze statuette of Mithras riding a horse is composed of two pieces.


  • Monumentum

    Tauroctony of Santo Stefano Rotondo

    The relief of Mithras killing the bull of Stefano Rotodon preserves part of his polycromy and depicts two unusual figures: Hesperus and an owl.


  • Monumentum

    Fragment with inscription to Arimanius Casa di Diana

    The image of the god Arimanius to which this monument refers has not yet been found.

    TNMM482 – CIMRM 221, 222

    M(arco) Lolliano Callinico patre / Q. Petronius Felix Marsus / [..]L (?) signum Arimanium do(o) ded(it) d(edicavit).
  • Mithraeum

    Mitreo dei Serpenti

    The Mithraeum of the Snakes preserves paintings of serpents, representing Genius Loci, part of an older private sanctuary, which were respected in the temple of Mithras.

    TNMM8 – CIMRM 294

  • Monumentum

    Album of Sentinum

    This inscription reveals the names of 36 cultori of Sentinum, one of whom bears the title of pater leonum.

    TNMM570 – CIMRM 688

    Cultores D(ei) S(olis) I(nvicti) Mithrae / patroni, prosedente C. Propertio Profuturo. Coiedius Proculus / Ligurius Theodotus / Mussius Vindex / Coiedius Hilarianus / Sentin(as) pater leonum Ianuar…
  • Mithraeum

    Mitreo di Fructosus

    The Mithraeum of Frutosus was in a temple assigned to the guild of the stuppatores.

    TNMM40 – CIMRM 226

  • Monumentum

    Tauroctony of the Mitreo delle terme di Mitra

    The person who commanded the sculpture may have been M. Umbilius Criton, documented in the Mitreo della Planta Pedis.

    TNMM108 – CIMRM 230, 231

    Κρίτων / Ἀθηναιος / έποίει.
  • Mithraeum


    The Mithraeum was found in one of the rooms of the Horrea built in the years 120 - 125 AD. The installation of the shrine may have taken place in the first half of the third century.

    TNMM10 – CIMRM 300, 301

    Fructus / suis in/pendis / consum/mavit