Hermopolis in Egypt

Modern el Ashmunein in the Minya governorate is the site of Hermopolis (ancient Khmun). A Roman Period shrine to Mithras was discovered at the site and moved to the Cairo Museum during 1941.


Mithras shrine from Hermopolis. Photographed in Cairo Museum during 1992 with kodachrome film that has been digitized. Corpus Inscriptionum et Monumentorum Religionis Mithriacae no. 91.



Closeup of the Mithras shrine from Hermopolis. Photographed in Cairo Museum during 1992 with kodachrome film that has been digitized. Corpus Inscriptionum et Monumentorum Religionis Mithriacae no. 91.


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