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    MONUMENTUM
    Tauroctony of the Mitreo delle Sette Sfere
    The relief of Mithras slaying the bull from the Mithraeum of the Seven Spheres was discovered in 1802 by Petirini by order of Pope Pius VII.

    CIMRM 245, 246

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    A. Decimius A(uli) f(ilius) Pal(atina) Decimianus s(ua) p(ecunia) restituit. // A. Decimius A(uli) f(ilius) Pal(atina) Decimianus aedem / cum suo pronao ipsumque deum solem Mithra / et marmoribus...
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    Inscription of Tellius Agatho in Mitreo delle Sette Sfere
    This inscription found in the Mithraeum of the Seven Spheres mentions the Pater Marco Aemiliio Epaphrodito known from other monuments in Ostia.

    CIMRM 248, 249

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    L(ucius) Tullius Agatho / deo Inuicto Soli / Mithrae aram d(ono) d(edit) / eanque (sic) dedicauit ob / honore(m) dei, M(arco) Aemilio / Epaphrodito, patre.
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    MONUMENTUM
    Aion of Villa Albani
    White marble statue of Lion-head god of time, formerly in the Villa Albani, nowadays in the Musei Vaticani.

    CIMRM 545

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    Mithraeum under the Basilica of S. Lorenzo
    In 1938 this Mithraeum was found 3.45 mtrs under the Basilica of S. Lorenzo in Damaso, in a cellar near the Sacrament's Chapel.

    CIMRM 421

    Italy

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    MONUMENTUM
    Inscription of Victorinus from Tibur
    This tabula marmorea was consecrated by a certain slave Vitorinus in Tibur, nowadays Tivoli, near Rome.

    CIMRM 214

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    Soli invicto Mithrae. / Sicuti ipse se in visu / iussit refici / Victorinus Caes(aris) n(ostri) / verna dispensator / numini praesenti suis in/pend(i)s reficiendum / curavit dedicav[itque]. / Nama...
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    Victorinus
    Slave of the imperial family and dispensator who repaired an image of Mithras in Tibur, near Rome.
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    MONUMENTUM
    Tauroctonia del Cortile del Belvedere
    White marble relief depicting Mithras slaying the bull, dedicated by Atimetus.

    CIMRM 546, 547

    Italy

    Soli invicto deo / Atimetus Aug(ustorum) n(ostrorum) ser(vus) act(uarius) praediorum Romaniarorum.
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    Mitreo di Santa Prisca
    The Mithraeum of Santa Prisca houses remarkable frescoes showing the initiates in procession.

    CIMRM 476

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    Mitreo di San Clemente
    The Mithraeum under the Basilica of San Clemente made part of a notable Roman house.

    CIMRM 338

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    MITHRAEUM
    Mitreo del Circo Massimo
    The Mithraeum of the Circus Maximus was discovered in 1931 during work carried out to create a storage area for the scenes and costumes of the Opera House within the Museums of Rome building.

    CIMRM 434

    Italy

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    Mitreo Barberini
    The Barberini Mithraeum was discovered in 1936 in the garden of the Palazzo Barberini, owned by Conte A. Savorgnan di Brazza.

    CIMRM 389

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    MONUMENTUM
    Inscription of the Olympius for a Leo
    The inscription explains the transmission of the fourth Mithraic degree through the Paters of the Mitraeum of San Silvestro.

    CIMRM 400

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    Constantio VIllI et Iuliano II con[s(ulibus)] / Nonius Victor Olympius v(ir) c(larissimus) p(ater) p(atrum) / et Aur(elius) Victor Augentius v(ir) [c(larissimus)] pater / tradiderunt leontica IIII...
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    Altar to Mithras at the Walters Art Museum
    This altar bears an inscription to the health of the emperor Commodus by a certain Marcus Aurelius, his father and two other fellows.

    CIMRM 510

    Italy

    Soli Invicto / Mithrae / pro salute Commod(i) / Antonini Aug(usti) domin(i) n(ostri) / M(arcus) Aurel(ius) Stertinius / Carpus una cum Carpo / proc(uratore) k(astrensi) patre et Her/mioneo et Balbino...
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    Mithraeum of the Baths of Caracalla
    The Mitreo delle terme di Caracalla is one of the largest temple devoted to Mithras found in Rome so far.

    CIMRM 457

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    MONUMENTUM
    Tauroctony of Ottavio Zeno
    The relief of Mithras slaying the bull by Ottavio Zeno is lost, but two tablets of Cautes and Cautopates, which were part of the same ensemble, has been exposed at the Louvre.

    CIMRM 335

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    Tauroctony of the Villa Borghese
    This relief of Mithras slaying the bull was erected in Piazza del Campidoglio, moved to Villa Borghese and is now in the Louvre Museum.

    CIMRM 415, 416

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    Nama Sebesio. / Deo Soli invict[o] Mitrhe (sic!) / C(aii) Aufidii Ianuarius [et…] Nam/a/ ne CS
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    Mitreo della Piazza Dante
    The Mithraeum located in Piazza Dante in Rome was discovered in 1874 along with a series of monuments dedicated by a Pater named Primus.

    CIMRM 349

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    Cautopates in the Walters Art Museum
    This fragmentary relief shows Cautopates bordered by three of the six zodiacal signs with which He is associated: Capricorn, Sagittarius and Scorpio.

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    Inscription by Proficentius, Rome
    This marble slab bears an inception be the Pater Proficentius to whom Mithras has suggested to build and devote a temple.

    CIMRM 423

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    Hic locus est felix, sanctus, piusque benignus, Quem monuit Mithras mentemque dedit Proficentio patri sacrorum Utque sibi spelaeum faceret dedicaretque Et celeri instansque operi reddit munera...
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    Tauroctony on display in Princeton
    This sculpture of Mithras killing the bull may come from Rome, probably found in 1919.

    CIMRM 605

    Italy