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Feast scene with Mithras and Sol from Ladenburg

A naked Sol leans over his fellow Mithras while raising his drinking-horn (rhyton) during the sacred feast.
27 May 2021
Feast scene from Ladenburg

Feast scene from Ladenburg


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Mithras and Sol communion over the bull skin with head but without legs, in front of it small tables with three bull feet.

Mithraic feast scene with Mithras and the Sun god feasting over the hide of the slaughtered bull.

The relief shows traces of polychromy.

Found in Ladenburg, Germany, currently at Lobdengau Museum.

Manfred Clauss. The Roman cult of Mithras, p.

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