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Relief of Jupiter, Juno and Minerva

This marble relief bears an inscription by Marcus Modius Agatho, who dedicated several monuments to Mithras on the Caelian Hill in Rome.
The New Mithraeum
3 Sep 2023

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A relief, now lost.

Jahn, Codex Pighianus, 184 No. 82; Aegius, Ms. Vat., 5241 f. 118; MMM II 233f No. 71bis, a with fig. 65; Vermaseren in Vigiliae Christianae IV, 1950, 143; Mithrasdienst in Rome, 58f.

The relief is in white marble and divided into two parts. Above a tabula in which an inscription No. 329, three gods are seated in a row. In the centre Jupiter. with naked torso; in his r.h. he holds a thunderbolt and next to his r, foot an eagle is perched. On his left sits Juno, entirely dressed; she holds a long staff. On the other side Minerva, with the aegis on her breast. In her

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