CIMRM 437-455 - Miscellaneous finds. Circus Maximus Mithraeum, Rome

CIMRM 437. Fig. 123.

CIMRM 437. From: Imago Romae.

From left top: CIMRM 450, 451, 452. From: Atlas Obscura. Some of the inscriptions.

CIMRM 449. From: here. By Csaba Szabo.

CIMRM450. From: here. By Csaba Szabo.

CIMRM 451. From: here. By Csaba Szabo.

CIMRM 452. From: here. By Csaba Szabo.

CIMRM 454. The graffiti. From Imago Romae. By Alfredo Corrao.

By Csaba Szabo. From: here. Broken attached column, seemingly of porphyry.

Here is a list of the other monuments, finds and inscriptions from the Circus Maximus mithraeum.

CIMRM entry

The Imago Romae site has the following interesting comment on the graffiti (CIMRM 454):


From H. Solin:


  • C. Pietrangeli, "Il Mitreo del Palazzo dei Museo di Roma", Bullettino della Commissione archeologica Communale di Roma (cf. BCM). From 1939: Bullettino della Commissione archeologica del Governatorato di Roma. 68 (1940-41), 143ff; also separately in Monumenti di Roma 4, Roma 1941.
  • H. Solin, "Ancora sul Graffito del Mitre del Circo Massimo", in: La soteriologia dei culti orientali nell'Impero romano, p.126-131. Google Books Preview here.

External links

  • Antonio Insalaco, "DEO SOLI INVICTO MITHRAE: i misteri iniziatici nella Roma imperiale ed il Mitreo del Circo Massimo", Imago Romae, 5 Nov. 2008. Photography by Alfredo Corrao. Retrieved 28 Feb. 2014. An extremely useful and detailed site (in Italian). Unfortunately the site is already decaying and large images from the "gallery" are not found.
  • Csaba Szabo, The Mithraeum near Circus Maximus, Sept 7, 2019. Wonderful account of the site with photographs.

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