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Mithras rock-born from Housesteads

A naked Mithras emerges from the cosmic egg, as usual carrying a torch and a dagger.
 
 
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8 May 2010
 
Petrogenia Hodgson

Petrogenia Hodgson
Tommy Johansson

 

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Stone relief (H. 1.33 Br. 0.82), found "between two altars (Nos 863-4) about 0.66 before the back wall" (Hodgson).

J. Hodgson in Archaeologia Aeliana, 294 No. 53; Hodgson, History of Northumberland, 1827, 190, Pl. LIV, 16; Bruce, Lap. Sept., 96 No. 188 and fig., Rom. Wall, 398f and fig.; MMM II No. 273d and fig. 315; Hinks in Bruton, The Roman Fort at Manchester, 1909, Pl. 174; Adams, Mithraism, 1915, fig. 35; Eisler, Weltenmantel, II, 410ff fig. 43; Saxl, fig. 159; D. Levi in Hesperia, XIII, 1944,293 fig. 18. See fig. 226.
 

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