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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

    Scratched words of Kamerios

    'Hail to Kamerios the Pater' can be read on one of the walls of the mithraeum at Dura Europos.

    TNMM614 – CIMRM 67

    From Syria

    Patri / vita / Ka/merio.
  • Monumentum

    Graffiti to Kamerios from Dura Europos Mithraeum

    The text mentions a certain Kamerios, described as immaculate miles.

    TNMM467 – CIMRM 59

    From Syria

    Νάμα Καμ/ερίω στρα/τιώτη / άκερίω.
  • Monumentum

    Frescoes from the tomb of Aelius Magnus and Aelia Arisuth in Oea

    The Mithraic nature of the frescoes of Oea, according to the scholars Cumont and Vermaseren, is now questioned.

    TNMM575 – CIMRM 113, 114

    From Libya

    D(is) M(anibus) s(acrum) / Aelia Arisuth / vixit annus / sexaginta plus minus. // Quae lea iacet.
  • Monumentum

    Tauroctony of La Bâtie-Montsaléon

    This damaged relief of Mithras killing the bull found in 1804 and formerly exposed at Gap, is now lost.

    TNMM500 – CIMRM 898, 899

    From France

    [Deo Soli in]victo M. Iulius Maternia/[n]us ex voto.
  • Monumentum

    Altars found near Santa Maria in Monticelli

    These three small marble altars mention the 'magister of the first year' Marcus Aemilius Chrysanthus and other members of the same community.

    TNMM463 – CIMRM 517, 518

    From Italy

    Deo / invicto / Mithrae / C(aius) Lucretius Mnester / M(arcus) Aemilius Philetus / summag(istri) anni primi / M(arcus) Aemili Chrysanti / d(e) s(uo) d(onum) d(ederunt). Orienti / Fructus Ponti...
  • Mithraeum

    Mithraeum de Valromey

    This temple of Mithras has been discovered under the Church in Vieux-en-Val-Romey, in 1869.

    TNMM295 – CIMRM 909, 910

    From France

  • Mithraeum

    Mithraeum de Vienne

    Emperor Julian may have been initiated into the cult of the god Mithras at the Mithraeum of Vienne, France, according to Turcan.

    TNMM293 – CIMRM 901, 902

    From France

    Deo Cau/te
  • Monumentum

    First Tauroctony relief of Dura Europos

    One of the reliefs of the Dura Europos tauroctonies includes several characters with their respective names.

    TNMM179 – CIMRM 37, 38

    From Syria

    Ἔθφανει ἰστρατηγα
  • Mithraeum

    Mithraeum of Aquincum II in Victorinus's house

    The temple of Mithras in Aquincum was located within the private house of the decurio Marcus Antonius Victorinus.

    TNMM84 – CIMRM 1750, 1751

    From Hungary

  • Monumentum

    Tauroctony of the Mitreo delle Sette Sfere

    The relief of Mithras slaying the bull from the Mithraeum of the Seven Spheres was discovered in 1802 by Petirini by order of Pope Pius VII.

    TNMM144 – CIMRM 245, 246

    From Italy

    A. Decimius A(uli) f(ilius) Pal(atina) Decimianus s(ua) p(ecunia) restituit. // A. Decimius A(uli) f(ilius) Pal(atina) Decimianus aedem / cum suo pronao ipsumque deum solem Mithra / et marmoribus...