The New Mithraeum
13 Aug 2021
Updated on 23 Oct 2023
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This relief has the form of a temple with a triangular pediment and two columns. Mithras tauroctone with scorpion, dog and snake. Before him a standing person in oriental dress holding an axe in his l.h. The r. arm is damaged. Between this person and Mithras is a flying naked Phosphorus or Lucifer with a torch in his r.h.
Behind Mithras a person in Oriental dress standing on a base. With his l.h. he touches the seam of a cloak which is fastened by means of a fibula. He holds a patera