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Low relief de Bourg-Saint-Andéol

The relief of Bourg-Saint-Andéol depicting Mithras killing the bull has been chiseled on the rock.
16 Jun 2009
  • Postal del bajo relieve de Bourg-St-Andéol 

  • Monumentos mitríacos en Bourg-St-Andéol y Arles (Francia)
    Andreu Abuín 

Relief, hewn out in the rock (H. 1.50 Br. 2.00).

In a cave Mithras as a bullkiller. He is dressed in a flying cloak. The dog and the serpent near the wound; the scorpion at the testicles; the raven is perched on the border of the rock. In the upper corners Sol (l) in nimbus and radiate crown, and Luna (r) with a crescent on her head.

In the left lower corner, in a frame, an inscription.

Main inscription

Num[ini] . . . . V . . | deum Invictum | T Fur(ius) Iu[stus?] d(e) s(ua) p(ecunia) f(ecit).
To the numina of Augustus. Titus Aurelius… has made this at his own expense.

CIL XII 2706


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