Cult vessel with snake representations of St. Egyden
The mithraic cult vessel of Gradische/Gradišče bears an inscription that mentions the Persian god.
The New Mithraeum
21 Aug 2021
Updated on 16 Jan 2022
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Besides a vast amount of animal bones numerous small finds were found in the ash layer. These date the complex ca. from the 2nd to the 3rd century and finally to the early 5th century AD. Fragmentes of oil lamps and drinking cup sherds are frequently present besides ffragments of a fictile bull figurine. Another 'typical' votive offering is a fragment of a palm leaf mad of silver. Several fragments of vessels appeared with figural snake decorations. One of these shows an inscription.