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The New Mithraeum Database

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

    Cultic mithraic vase of Zeughausstraße

    The Mithraic vase from Colonia Claudia Ara Agrippinensium in Germany includes Sol-Mithras between Cautes and Cautopates, as well as a serpent, a lion and seven stars.

    TNMM378 – CIMRM 1020

    From Germany

  • Monumentum

    Altar without inscription of Bingem

    This small monument without inscription was found in Bingem, Germany.

    TNMM725 – CIMRM 1244

    From Germany

  • Monumentum

    Portable tauroctony of Vienna

    This small white marble relief of Mithras as a bullkiller was found in the Botanical Gardens of Vienna in 1950.

    TNMM724 – CIMRM 1650

    From France

  • Monumentum

    Tauroctony of Palazzo Mattei di Giove

    This relief of Mithras as a bullkiller, probably found in Rome, has been part of the Palazzo Mattei collection since at least the end of the 18th century.

    TNMM721 – CIMRM 534

    From Italy

  • Monumentum

    Altar of Castlesteads

    Horsley thought that, like some other inscriptions in the Naworth Collection, this altar also had come from Birdoswald.

    TNMM720 – CIMRM 872

    From United Kingdom

    De(o) Soli / (Invi)cto / M(ith)r(a)e M(ar)/cus Liciniu(s) / Ripanus praef(ectus) v(otum) s(olvit).
  • Monumentum

    Tauroctony of Toronto

    This relief of Mithras killing the bull is on display at the Royal Ontario Museum.

    TNMM719 – CIMRM 606

  • Monumentum

    Torchbearer restored as Paris

    This sculpture, probably of Cautopates, now in the Musei Vaticani, was transformed into Paris.

    TNMM718 – CIMRM 507

    From Italy

  • Monumentum

    Torchbearer of Porta Portese

    This is one of the two torchbearers, probably Cautes, transformed into Paris, now in the British Museum.

    TNMM132 – CIMRM 506

    From Italy

  • Monumentum

    Tauroctony of Santa Prisca

    Even if only a few fragments remain, it is very likely that the main niche of the Mitreo di Santa Prisca contained the usual representation of Mithras killing the bull.

    TNMM717 – CIMRM 479

    From Italy

  • Monumentum

    Oceanus-Saturn of Santa Prisca

    The fragmented tauroctony of the Mitreo di Santa Prisca rests on the naked figure of a bearded man, probably Ocean or Saturn.

    TNMM716 – CIMRM 478

    From Italy