The New Mithraeum
15 Aug 2021
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On a rocky base Mithras as a bullkiller. The god wears a long anaxyrides. The
dog (the hind-part lost) and the serpent with their heads near the wound; a big scorpion at the testicles. The serpent seems to emerge from the rocky ground.
Cumont, Mithra en Etrurie, 102f and Tav. XII, 1. See fig. 187, kindly given by Cumont.