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Installed 16 Sep 2011. Latest update 12 Feb 2017.
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The Mithraeum at Caesarea Maritima

Mithraeum location at Caesarea 
Area CV Block Plan of Excavation Units 1991-1992. (The Mithraeum is represented by the longer black rectangle.)
Google Earth KMZ overlay courtesy of Bill Isenberger.

mithraeum at caesarea
This drawing is based on descriptions in: Bull, R. J. (1975) The Mithraeum at Caesarea Maritima.
Acta Iranica, 4: 75-89, Blakely, J. A. (1987) The Joint Expedition to Caesarea Maritima,
Excavation Reports, Volume IV, The Pottery and Dating of Vault 1: Horreum, Mithraeum and
Later Uses
, The Edwin Mellen Press, Lewiston, New York, USA and Queenston, Ontario, Canada,
and on photographic analysis of the vault interior (the splay area) conducted in 2011-2012.
The height of the roman in toga is 5.2 feet (1.58 meters).

The American Schools of Oriental Research document

The Joint Expedition to Caesarea Maritima
Excavation Reports
The Mithraeum at Caesarea Maritima

Robert Jehu Bull, Director
with Jane DeRose Evans
contributions by
Alexandra Ratzlaff
Andrew Bobek
Robert S. Fritzius

Volume II

should be available to the public in summer 2017.

Related Sites

Temple of Midras at Caesarea Israel by Alan Heath.
Caesarea Maritima - Holy Land Photos
The Cosmic Mysteries of Mithras - David Ulansey

Contact: Bob Fritzius at: fritzius@bellsouth.net