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Head of Mithras of Mackwiller

This fragment of the head of a young Mithras is one of the finds made during the excavations carried out by Jean-Jacques Hatt at Mackwiller, France, in 1955.
 
 
The New Mithraeum
13 Jun 2009
Updated on 23 Oct 2022
 
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  • Tête de Mithra (face et profil), tête de Vent, torse de Mithra pétrogénès

    Tête de Mithra (face et profil), tête de Vent, torse de Mithra pétrogénès
    Jean-Jacques Hatt 

 

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Fragments of a statue in greyish sandstone. Head of Mithras as a bullkiller; the eyes were laid in with glass. Parts of the drapery.
 
 

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Mithraeum of Mackwiller

The Mackwiller Mithraeum was built in the middle of the 2nd century, during the reign of Antoninus the Pious, on the site of a spring already worshipped by the natives.