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Monuments figurés relatifs aux Mystères de Mithra

Mithraic monuments, temples and other objects related to Mithras, his cult and related subjects.
  • Monumentum

    Tauroctony relief of Sidon

    The tauroctony relief of Sidon depicts the signs of the zodiac and the four seasons, among other familiar features.

    TNMM142 – CIMRM 75

    From Lebanon

  • Mithraeum

    Mithraeum of Sidon

    The Mithraeum of Sidon may have escaped destruction because the Mithras worshippers walled up the entrance to the underground sanctuary.

    TNMM11 – CIMRM 74

    From Lebanon

  • Monumentum

    Cippus à Zeus Helios great Serapis

    This small cippus to Zeus, Helios and Serapis includes Mithras as one of the main gods, although some authors argue that it could be the name of the donor.

    TNMM628 – CIMRM 463

    From Italy

    Εἷς Ζεὺς / [[Σάραπις]] / ῞Ηλιος / κοσμοκράτωρ / ἀνείκητος. Διὶ Ἡλίῳ / μεγάλῳ / Σαράπιδι / σωτῆρι / πλουτοδότῃ /...
  • Monumentum

    Inscription of Iulius Pyrrus

    This inscription to Zeus Helios Mithras Serapis by a certain Ioulios Pyrros is now lost.


    Διὶ Ἡλίῳ Μίθρᾳ Σέραπι Ἰούλιος Πύρρος εὐξάμενος ἀν(έθηκεν).
  • Monumentum

    Inscription of Aurelius Mithres

    This monument, found in the Domus Flavia in Rome, bears an inscription by a certain Aurelius Mithres.


    From Italy

    [Aurel]ius / Mithres / Aug(usti) l(ibertus) strator / Serapi d(onum) d(edit).
  • Monumentum

    Mosaic of Silvanus from Ostia

    This unusual mosaic representation of the god Silvanus was found in the Mithreaum of the so-called Imperial Palace in Ostia.

    TNMM491 – CIMRM 252

    From Italy

  • 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

    From Italy

    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)...
  • Monumentum

    Inscription of Hermes to Silvanus

    This inscription, found in the Mitreo della Planta Pedis, among some other monuments in Ostia, suggests a link between Mithras and Silvanus.


    From Italy

    Silvano / sancto / sacrum / Hermes / M. Iuli Eunici.
  • Monumentum

    Silvanus of Skikda

    The statue of Skikda has seven holes in his hair for fastening rays.

    TNMM320 – CIMRM 126

    From Algeria

  • Monumentum

    Relief of Silvanus

    This 3rd century marble relief of Silvanus is the only sculpture found in Mitreo Aldobrandini.

    TNMM627 – CIMRM 236

    From Italy