Inscriptions are engraved in the bases of the statues. The frontsides have representations in relief of Cautes and Cautopates in Eastern attire. Cross-legged. They hold their torches with both hands. On the sides a jug and patera.
Upon these bases there are statues of the same torchbearers in the same atti- tudes and dresses. Traces of guilding (Visconti, 162 and Atti Acc. Pont. XV, CXXXVIII).
Visconti, 164 and PI. LM, 1,2; Benndorf-SchOne, Nos 502,504; MMM II 243k and figs.
Mitreo del Palazzo Imperiale, Latium (Italia) Ostia (Italy)
- Current location
Musei Vaticani Rome (Italy)
- Dimensions H. 42 W. D. cm
- Canonical URI
- CIMRM 254, 255
- CIL XIV 58, 59