The New Mithraeum
23 Oct 2023
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Ackner in MCC1 1860, 56; MMM II 3I7f No. 204 and fig. 179; Saxl, fig. 92. See fig. 501.
Mithras as a bullkiller in a grotto; the raven is perched on the god’s flying cloak. The dog, the serpent; the torchbearers cross-legged. Cautes (r) holds the torch upwards with his r.h. and in his l.h. a bow; Cautopates (l) holds the torch downwards (r.h.) and holds a bow over his left shoulder in his l.h. Behind him there are three scenes: