Brothers active in Sidon
Mithraic monuments of Sidon
The Mithraeum of Sidon may have escaped destruction because the Mithras worshippers walled up the entrance to the underground sanctuary.
The tauroctony relief of Sidon depicts the signs of the zodiac and the four seasons, among other familiar features.
The Mithras killing the bull sculpture from Sidon, currently Lebanon.
Edmon Durighello, a journalist, discovered this Aion marble in 1887.
Sculpture depicting Mithras carrying a young bull on his shoulders.
The Sidon sculpture includes a dog jumping between Cautes's legs.
Cautopates sculpture of Sidon features a snake near his left leg.
The Cautes of Sidon who wields an axe also wears a piece of cloth on his left arm.
In this case, a quiver has been attached to the tree-stump behind the torchbearer.
The Hekataion of Sidon shows a triple Hekate surrounded by three dancing nymphs.
There are two Venus from the Mithraeum of Sidon, one in bronze and the other in Parian marble.
Inscriptions of Sidon
- Jean-Marie Saint-Jalm (2013) Vers la localisation du mithraeum de Sidon
- Kronos mithriaque — Musée du Louvre
- Ernest Will (1950) La Date du Mithréum de Sidon. Syria. Tome 27 fascicule 3-4, pp. 261-269
- Musée du Louvre (2021) Venus de Sidon