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Caesarea Maritima's Medallion

The small medallion depicts three scenes from the life of Mithras, including the Tauroctony.
18 Jun 2009
Updated 22 Aug 2021

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Ce relief, dont la date est incertaine, est un représentant concret du trafic constant entre l'aire danubienne et la Palestine qui a rendu possible l'extension du culte de Mithra. De tels reliefs portables suggèrent l'existence d'une pratique mithri- aque presque inorganisée, personnelle et privée, indépendante de tout mithreum.

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Mithraeum of Caesarea Maritima

This shrine developed towards the end of 2nd century and remained active until beginning 4th.


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