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The New Mithraeum Database

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

    Mithraeum of Burham

    To date, there is no evidence that the so-called Mithraeum of Burham was ever used to worship the sun god.

    TNMM592 – CIMRM 808

    From United Kingdom

  • Mithraeum

    Mithraeum of Prozor

    The Mithraea in the territory of Arupium were first mentioned by Š. Ljubić in 1882.

    TNMM59

    From Bosnia and Herzegovina

  • Mithraeum

    Mitreo di Ponza

    The Mithraeum of Ponza was discovered in 1866. It contained the remains of a zodiac investigated by Vermaseren in 1989.

    TNMM96

    From Italy

  • Monumentum

    Zodiac stucco of Ponza

    Solis invicti Mithrae studiosus astrologiae who was at the same time ’caelo devotus et astris’.

    TNMM335

    From Italy

  • Monumentum

    Tauroctony of Ottaviano Zeno

    In this relief of Mithras as bull slayer, recorded in 1562 in the collection of A. Magarozzi, Cautes and Cautopates have been replaced by trees still bearing the torches.

    TNMM125 – CIMRM 335

    From Italy

  • Monumentum

    Altar to Transitus from Sárkeszi

    This is one of the altars erected by Septimius Valentinus, in this case, to the transitus of Mithras.

    TNMM768 – CIMRM 1811

    From Hungary

    Tra(n)sit[u D(ei)] / Sep(timius) Va/lenti/nus / opt(io).
  • Monumentum

    Tauroctony of Sárkeszi

    In this relief found in the Sárkeszi Mithraeum, Cautes and Cautopates hold an Amazon shield.

    TNMM767

    From Hungary

  • Mithraeum

    Mithraeum of Sárkeszi

    The Sárkeszi mithraeum is unusual for its large dimensions and its semicircular eastern wall.

    TNMM766

    From Hungary

  • Monumentum

    Tauroctony of Dardagan

    The relief of Mithras killing the bull, found near Zvornik in Bosnia and Herzegovina, features some variations on the usual scene.

    TNMM765

    From Bosnia and Herzegovina

  • Mithraeum

    Mithräum von Trier

    The Trier Mithräum was discovered during work on the city’s new fire station. The findings included a Cautes limestone relief.

    TNMM587

    From Germany