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Rock birth from St Aubin

Mithras Petrogenitus from Saint-Aubin en France.
30 Dec 2020
La Naissance de Mithra de Saint Aubin

La Naissance de Mithra de Saint Aubin


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Mithras born from the rock, La Naissance de Mithra, is exposed at the Musée de l'Hospice Saint-Roch.

Statuette gallo-romaine en pierre calcaire du dieu Mithra, IIe-IIIe siècle après J.-C, en provenance de Saint-Aubin (Indre).

La statuette représente la naissance de Mithra.

Le dieu Mithra nait de la pierre ("petram genetricem" inscrit sur une statue du dieu, du règne de Commode, exposée au musée des Thermes de Dioclétien), près d'une source sacrée, sous un arbre lui aussi sacré.

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