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Mithras head of Walbrook

The Mithras's head of Walbrook probable belonged to a life-size scene of the god scarifying the bull.

  • Mithras head of London

    Mithras head of London
    Museum of London 

The New Mithraeum
14 Jun 2009
Updated on Oct 2022

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Marble head of Mithras in Phrygian cap. The head probably formed part of a life-size bull-slaying scene that stood in the temple. Mithras's eyes are turned away from the actual deed of slaying the bull.

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