The head of Sol-Mithra

The head of Mithras

The head of Mithras

Description

Near the altar a head of Mithras with Phrygian cap was found (h. 0.45). In the cap are holes for metal rays, so Mithras is depicted as Sol Invictus. Furthermore a head of Sol-Helios was found, with seven holes for rays.

From: Ostia-antica.org

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