Mithras Petra Genetrix

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Description

Mithras born from the rock (petra genetrix), statue dedicated by Aurelius Bassinus, ædituus (curator of the cult installations) of the principia of the castra peregrina of the Imperial horseguards (equites singulares).

Marble, age of Commodus (180-192 CE). From the area of S. Stefano Rotondo, Rome.

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