Petrogenia of Aquincum
In Aquincum petrogenia, Mithras holds the usual dagger and torch as he emerges from the rock.
The New Mithraeum
22 Jul 2009
Updated on 16 Jan 2022
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Limestone relief (H 0.98. Br 0.55) depicting Mithras' rockbirth. Mithras, naked and emerging from the rock to mid-thigh, holds a burning torch in his upraised left hand and a dagger in his right. The rock is surrounded by a serpent who raises its head towards the god.