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Mithraeum of Bourg-Saint-Andéol

The Mithréum de Bourg-Saint-Andéol was built against a rock where the main Tauroctony was chiseled.
 
 
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2 Jun 2009
 
  • Tarjeta postal de Bourg-saint-Andéol

    Tarjeta postal de Bourg-saint-Andéol 

  • Plano general del relieve del antiguo mitreo de Bourg-Saint-Andéol

    Plano general del relieve del antiguo mitreo de Bourg-Saint-Andéol
    Raymond HUGUES 

  • Vista del relieve del mitreo de Bourg-Saint-Andéol.

    Vista del relieve del mitreo de Bourg-Saint-Andéol.
    Raymond HUGUES 

  • Vista en 3/4 del relieve del mitreo de Bourg-Saint-Andéol

    Vista en 3/4 del relieve del mitreo de Bourg-Saint-Andéol
    Raymond HUGUES 

  • Detalle de Sol del relieve del mitreo de Bourg-Saint-Andéol.

    Detalle de Sol del relieve del mitreo de Bourg-Saint-Andéol.
    Raymond HUGUES 

  • Postal del bajo relieve de Bourg-St-Andéol

    Postal del bajo relieve de Bourg-St-Andéol 

  • Monumentos mitríacos en Bourg-St-Andéol y Arles (Francia)

    Monumentos mitríacos en Bourg-St-Andéol y Arles (Francia)
    Andreu Abuín 

 

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A rock, situated not far to the West of Bourg-Saint-Andéol.

From various, often unreliable and scarce data, we may yet safely accept, that it really is the back-part of a Mithraeum. The rockface, in which the relief has been chiseled out forms the back-wall of the sanctuary, which lies against the mountain. Above the relief two grooves are hewn out, creating the impression, that the roof had been fitted into them. Of the sanctuary itself nothing was found back. At the foot of the rock, there are two fountains, the water of which pours out into two basins.
 
 

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Low relief de Bourg-Saint-Andéol

The relief of Bourg-Saint-Andéol depicting Mithras killing the bull has been chiseled on the rock.

 

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