The New Mithraeum
14 Jun 2009
Updated on 21 Mar 2022
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The naked torso of Mithras emerging from a rock. The long, wavy hair is partly covered by the Phrygian cap. In his raised r.h. he holds a bunch of grapes and a part of cloth (see note). He leans his l.h. on the rock, on which a dagger-sheath, an arrow, a bow and the dagger. On either side stands a torchbearer in Eastern attire;