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Monumentum

Caesarea Maritima's Medallion

The small medallion depicts three scenes from the life of Mithras, including the Tauroctony.
 
 
Mithraeum.eu
18 Jun 2009
 
 

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This artifact was a small circular medallion on which was depicted in bas relief, Mithras slaying the bull. This medallion, carved of white crystalline marble is .075 m in diameter and .01 m. in thickness. On its reverse a finished bevel reduces the reverse diameter to .065 m. while the reverse surface was left with a rough comb dressing.

The observe of the medallion is divided horizontally into two registers depicts three scenes from the life of Mithras.
 

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