The New Mithraeum
21 Oct 2023
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Primitive engraved representation of Mithras in usual attitude and attire, slaying the bull. No further animals; no torchbearers.
A quadrangular white marble plaque made from the five surviving fragments. The relief, carved in shallow relief, shows a figure wearing a Phrygian cap, a tunic with sleeves and a cloak flying to the left. With his left hand he holds the muzzle of a bull, which he domina…