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The New Mithraeum Database

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

    Inscription of Secundinus of Lyon

    There is no consensus on the authenticity of this monument erected by a certain Secundinus in Lugdunum, Gallia.

    TNMM748 – CIMRM 906, 907

    From France

    Deo invicto / Mithr(ae) / Secundinus dat.
  • Monumentum

    Inscription of Chyndonax

    This inscription on an antique funeral urn mentions a certain high priest of Mithras.

    TNMM535 – CIMRM 934

    From France

    Μίθρης εν οργάδ[ι] χώμα το σώμα καλύπτει Χννδόνακτος ίερεω[ς] αρχηγού, δνσεβ(ίας) απέχον λύσι(ον) οίκον ὁρώ[ν].
  • Monumentum

    Altar with Phrygian cap from Altbachtal

    The altar with a Phrygian cap and a dagger from Trier was erected by a Pater called Martius Martialis.

    TNMM525 – CIMRM 987

    From Germany

    D(eo) I(nvicto) M(ithrae) / Martius / Martia/lis pater / in suo / posuit.
  • Monumentum

    Altar with Sol’s head from Altbachtal

    This stone altar fround in Altbachtal bears an inscription by a certain Martius Martialis.

    TNMM747 – CIMRM 986

    From Germany

    D(eo) i(nvicto) S(oli) / Martius Martialis / pater / in suo posuit.
  • Monumentum

    Head of dadophore from Fürth

    This sandsotne head with a Phrygian, found in Fürth in 1730, probably belonged to a torach-bearer.

    TNMM746 – CIMRM 1000

    From Germany

  • Monumentum

    Pottery depicting Mithras

    This fragment of pottery depicting Mithras may have come from Gallia.

    TNMM745 – CIMRM 1002

  • Monumentum

    Petrogeny of Florence

    The sculpture of the birth of Mithras in Florence included the head of Oceanus.

    TNMM744 – CIMRM 666

  • Monumentum

    Inscripton of Justus from Caerleon

    This oolite base, dedicated to the invincible Mithras, was found in the baths of the Villa de Caerleon, Walles.

    TNMM741 – CIMRM 809

    From United Kingdom

    [Deo in]victo / [Mi]thrae / ...s Iustus / c[(enturio) leg]ionis II aug(ustae) / [l(ibens)] m(erito) f(ecit).
  • Monumentum

    Altar of Flavius Verecundus from Carnuntum

    This monument to Mithras and Cautes (or Cautopates) was erected in Carnuntum by the centurion Flavius Verecundus of Savaria.

    TNMM723 – CIMRM 1671

    From Austria

    D(eo) I(nvicto) M(ithrae) C(aute ?) / T(itus) Flavius / Verecundus / Cl(audia) Savaria / (centurio) leg(ionis) XIIII / g(eminae) M(artiae) v(ictricis) / v(otum) s(olvit) l(ibens) l(aetus) m(erito).
  • Monumentum

    Tauroctony of Circo Massimo

    This marble relief depicting Mithras as a bull slayer was found in the back room of the Mithraeum of the Circus Maximus.

    TNMM742 – CIMRM 437

    From Italy