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Mithraic vignettes of Besigheim

These two fragments of a sandstone relief were walled into a house on the market square in Besigheim.
Mithraic vignettes of Besigheim

Mithraic vignettes of Besigheim

The New Mithraeum
25 Oct 2023

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Two fragments of a relief in sandstone (H. 0.28 Br. 1.92 and 0.98 D. 0.21). They were walled in in a house in the market-square at Besigheim; then they were transported to Heilbronn, but later on they came back to Besigheim where they are kept in the Town-hall.

Haug, Kön. Württ. I, 161; C. Miller in WsdZ 1887, 49f; Sixt, Schwaben I, 52ff; Sixt, Stuttgart, No. 261; Richter in Neckar-und Enzbote 1894, No. 50; MMM II 342f No. 242 and figs. 216-217; Haug-Sixt, Rom. Inschr. Wurtt., 252f No. 352 and fig. 148 a-b; Esp. Rec. Germ., 250ff No. 394 and fig. See figs. 345-346.

The two fragments