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  • Monumentum

    Hermae of the Mitreo del Caseggiato di Diana

    A bearded Bacchus and another hermes as a woman, both crowned with vine tendrils, were walled into the base of a niche.

    TNMM683 – CIMRM 217

  • Mithraeum

    Mitreo delle Sette Sfere

    The Mithraeum of the Seven Spheres is of great importance for the understanding of the cult, because of its black-and-white mosaics depicting the planets, the zodiac and related elements.

    TNMM9 – CIMRM 239

  • Monumentum

    Inscription of Mitreo Aldobrandini by Sextus

    This inscription found in the Mithraeum Aldobrandini informs us of certain restorations carried out in the temple during a second phase of development.

    TNMM568 – CIMRM 233

    Deum vetusta religione / in velo formatum et umore obnubi/latum marmoreum cum / throno omnibusq(ue) ornamentis / a solo omni impendio suo fecit / Sex(tus) Pompeius Maximus pater / q(uod) s(upra) s(cr…
  • Monumentum

    Graffito from the Mitreo del Cassegiato di Diana

    This graffito seems to be an account of offerings made by Mithras worshippers in the Cassegiato di Diana

    TNMM612 – CIMRM 112

    [-] Alcumus (!) [-] ǀ Ulas [---] ((denarios)) V ǀ Babenus SMAXS ǀ Becton binu(m) ((denarios)) II ǀ Proclus (!) binu(m) ((denarios)) II ǀ Ermes (!) binu(m) ((denarios)) III ǀ Fortuniu(s) ada[nda]…
  • Monumentum

    Mosaic of Cautes and Cautopates in the Mitreo delle Sette Sfere

    At the entrance to the Mithraeum of the Seven Sferes, Cautopates holds the torch with both hands and Cautes holds the torch in his right hand and a cock in his left.

    TNMM608 – CIMRM 243

  • Monumentum

    Bench mosaics of the Mitreo delle Sette Sfere

    Diana-Luna, Mercurius, Jupiter, Saturn, Venus and Mars are depicted in the mosaics on the benches of this mithraeuma.

    TNMM609 – CIMRM 241

  • Monumentum

    Zodiac signs on the Mitreo delle Sette Sfere

    The rich mosaics of the Mithraeum of the Seven Spheres include the the signs of the Zodiac.

    TNMM610 – CIMRM 242

  • Monumentum

    Altar with inscription of Mitreo del Palazzo Imperiale

    This is one of several marble inscriptions made by a certain Caelius Ermeros, who was the antistes of the Mithraeum of the Imperial Palace.

    TNMM461 – CIMRM 259

    C. Caelius Hermaeros / antistes huius loci / fecit / sua pec(unia).
  • Syndexios

    Aulus Aemilius Antoninus

    The pater Aulus Aemilianus Antoninus dedicated an altar to Cautes in the Mitreo delle Pareti Dipinte.
  • Monumentum

    Altar at Caseggiato di Diana

    This altar was originally consecrated to Hercules and was rededicated to Mithras by Callinicus in the Mithraeum of the House of Diana.

    TNMM582 – CIMRM 219, 220

    M. Lollianus / Callinicus pater / aram deo / do(num) de(dit)