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

    Hekataion of Sidon

    The Hekataion of Sidon shows a triple Hekate surrounded by three dancing nymphs.

    TNMM305 – CIMRM 84, 85

    From Lebanon

    Φλ. Γερόντιος, πατὴρ νόμιμος, εὐχαριστῶν τὴν θέον ἀφιερωσάτω φʹ ἔτι.
  • Monumentum

    Tauroctonic medallion from Caesarea Maritima

    The small medallion depicts three scenes from the life of Mithras, including the Tauroctony. It may come from the Danube area.


    From Israel

  • Monumentum

    Aion of Vienne

    The relief of Aion from Vienne includes a naked youth in Phrygian cap holding the reins of a horse.

    TNMM265 – CIMRM 902

    From France

  • Monumentum

    Fresco ‘City of Darkness’ from Hawarte

    The City of Darkness unique fresco from the Mithraeum of Hawarte shows the tightest links between the western and eastern worship of Mithras in Roman Syria.


    From Syria

  • Monumentum

    Altar to Petra Genetrix from Carnuntum

    Aelius Nigrinus dedicated this small altar in Carnuntum to the rock from which Mithras was born.

    TNMM722 – CIMRM 1674

    From Austria

    Petrae / Genetrici / P(ublius) Ael(ius) Nigri/nus sacerd(os) / v(otum) s(olvit).
  • Monumentum

    Altar of Iulius Rasci from Borovo

    This Mithraic altar of a certain Iulius Rasci or Racci was found in 1979 in a field in Borovo, Croatia, in the area of the Roman fort of Teutoburgium.


    From Croatia

    Invicto / Mitre / Iul(ius) Rasci or Racci /[—].
  • Monumentum

    Altar of Veturius Dubitatus from Dalj

    This limestone altar dedicated to Mithras by a certain Veturius Dubitatus was found in Dalj, Croatia, in 1910.

    TNMM751 – CIMRM 1635

    From Croatia

    I(nvicto) d(eo) M(ithrae) / [Ve?]t(urius) Du/[bi]tatus / [vet(eranus)] a(lae) I (primae) c(ivium) R(omanorum) / [e]x dupl(icario) / v(otum) s(olvit) l(ibens) m(erito).
  • Monumentum

    Inscriptions of Eauze

    Several inscriptions to Mithras by a certain Pater Sextus Vervicius Eutyches were found in Eauze in 1768.

    TNMM750 – CIMRM 888, 889

    From France

    Deo Invict(o) / Sex(tus) Vervic(ius) / Eutyches / vestiar(ius) civ(is) / Trev(er) pater. V/ervi/cius Eutyc/hes pa/ter.
  • Monumentum

    Mithraic vase of Mühltal

    The Mühltal Mithraic crater was discovered among the artefacts of a mithraeum found in Pfaffenhoffen am Inn, Bavaria.


    From Germany

    Deo invicto Mitr[a]e Ma[rt- or -tern]inus.
  • Monumentum

    Altar of Secundinus from Bad Ischl

    A certain Secundinus, steward of the emperor, dedicated this altar to Mithras in Noricum, today Austria.

    TNMM749 – CIMRM 1407

    From Austria

    D(eo) I(nvicto) M(ithrae) / Secun/dinus Aug(usti) n(ostri) v/il(icus) sta/t(ionis) Esc(ensis) vo/t(um) ret(tulit) l(ibens) l(aetus) m(erito).