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Mithras taurophorus of Ptuj

The sculpture of Mithras carrying the bull includes an inscription on its base.
Mithras carrying the bull of Ptuj

Mithras carrying the bull of Ptuj
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15 Aug 2021
Updated on Nov 2022

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Base with a statue in white marble (H. 1.59 Br. 0.48 D. 0.42), found near 5. Inv. No. xxxxii.

On a base Mithras taurophoros. The fore-feet of the animal touch the ground.

In the front of the base an inscription:CIMRM 1495CIL III 1435428
L.H. 0.03-0.05.

Transitu / C(aius) Caecina / Calpurnius / temp(lum) redemi(t) et restitu(it).Gurlitt in JOAI 1899, 92 and 96 No. 5; MCC, 92 and fig. 2; Abramic, 166 No. 231 and fig. 118-119; Casopis XXVII, 1933, 137ff; Ferri, Arte Dan., 179f and figs. 189-190; Mostra, 719f No. 50; AJI, 135f No. 292 and fig. See fig. 380.

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