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Tauroctony medallion of Egypt

This tauroctony may have come from Hermopolis and its style suggests a Thraco-Danubian origin.
 
 
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23 Jan 2022
 
Tauroctony medallion from Egypt

Tauroctony medallion from Egypt
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Exped. Sieglin l.c. cites 'das Fragment einer Marmorscheibe darstellung in der Sammlung Rubensohn in Berlin'.

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Two other mithraic pieces may also have come from Hermopolis, though neither has a recorded provenance other than simply Egypt.

The first is the lower part of a sizeable marble roundel (d. c.15 cm) acquired in 1965 by the Archaölogisches Seminar, Münster as part of the Rubensohn collection.
 
 

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