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Mithras rock-born of Septeuil

A serpent emerging from a umbilicus at the side of the stele coils over Mithras naked body.
27 May 2021
Updated 18 Jan 2022
Sculpture of Mithras emerging from the rock from Septeuil.

Sculpture of Mithras emerging from the rock from Septeuil.
Michael Fuller


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D'un côté le dieu, torse nu, émerge à mi-corps de la terre sur une stèle. Un serpent à crêtes, issu d'un ombilic creusé sur le côté droit de la stèle, s'enroule sur le personnage, dont la tête est martelée.

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Mithraeum de Septeuil

The Mithraeum of Septeuil, Yvelines, was accommodated at the 4th century in an oldest sanctuary of the source.


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