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The New Mithraeum Database

Monuments, inscriptions and artefacts related to Mithras and his cult.
  • Monumentum

    Cautes of the mitreo di Santa Prisca

    The marble statue of Cautes, found in the Mithraeum of Santa Prisca, was originally a Mercury.

    TNMM758 – CIMRM 477

    From Italy

  • Monumentum

    Mithraic stele from Alba Iulia

    Mithraic stele, from Alba Iulia, Romania, with inscription.

    TNMM257 – CIMRM 1937

    From Romania

    D(eo) S(oli) I(nvicto) M(ithrae) / pro salute inc/o{t}lumitate M(arci) Aur(eli) / Timotei et Aur(eli) M/aximi votum nun/cupavit solvitque / Euthyces eorum lib(ertus) / retulit.
  • Mithraeum

    Mitreo della domus dei capitelli

    Archaeologists discovered the 20th temple dedicated to Mithras in Ostia during the restoration of the domus del capitello di stucco in 2022.


    From Italy

  • Monumentum

    Mosaics from Mitreo degli Animali

    Several figures related to the Mysteries of Mithras are depicted on the mosaics of the Mithraeum of the Animals.

    TNMM168 – CIMRM 279

    From Italy

  • Monumentum

    Altar of Tihaljina

    This altar, discovered in Grude, near Tihaljina, Bosnia and Herzegovina, bears an inscription by Pinnes, a soldier of the Cohors Prima Belgica.

    TNMM754 – CIMRM 1889

    From Bosnia and Herzegovina

    D(eo) I(nvicto) M(ithrae) a[c Ge]/niis sac[r(orum)] / Augusto[r(um)] / Rus(---) Pin(nes) mi/les / co(hortis) prim(ae) / Bel(garum) immunis / libens merito / posuit.
  • Monumentum

    Inscription of Tarragona

    This fragment of the base of a statue from Tarragona, Spain, bears an inscription which appears to be dedicated to the invincible Mithras.

    TNMM743 – CIMRM 806

    From Spain

    [--- Invi]cto Mithra[e]….
  • Mithraeum

    Mithräum II von Güglingen

    Two Mithras sanctuaries, which were located on the edge of the settlement, were excavated in Güglingen.


    From Germany

  • Mithraeum

    Mithräum I von Güglingen

    Mithraeum I in Güglingen, Landkreis Heilbronn (Baden-Württemberg).


    From Germany

  • Monumentum

    Mithras with the bow

    A statue of Mithras with a bow was found on the pit of the Mithraeum of Dieburg.

    TNMM311 – CIMRM 1249

    From Germany

  • Monumentum

    Incensiary vessel of Dieburg

    The vessel to burn incense from the Mithraeum of Dieburg is similar to those found in other Roman cities of Germany.

    TNMM409 – CIMRM 1269

    From Germany