Temple of Mithras Excavation

1954

 

Prof.Grimes at temple of mithras site 1954Professor Grimes on ladder, with Audrey Williams standing below in apsidal west end of the Temple of Mithras

 

Prof. Grimes showing a few friends around the Temple of MithrasVisitors scrutinising the remains of the Temple of Mithras in 1954  © The Times / News Syndication

 

Mithras head with two peopleAudrey Williams (with trademark woolly hat) and workman (with trademark fag) and the newly discovered head of Mithras

 

crowds queuing in Cannon st.Crowds of sightseers queuing along Walbrook and into Cannon Street. An estimated 400,000 people visited the site in a two-week period

 

Visitors in queue within the excavation of the Temple of MithrasVisitors in queue within the excavation
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