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Consecration for Jupiter and Hercules

This marble relief was found in a Mithraeum in Ptuj.
Front view

Front view
Ubi Erat Lupa 

The New Mithraeum
17 May 2021
Updated on Jan 2022

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Single framed plate with two standing full-length figures. On the left Hercules with club in the right, quiver on the right shoulder, apples in the left, on the right Jupiter with scepter in the left, bundle of lightning in the right, mantle over the left arm.

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