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Tauroctony relief from Ladenburg

The Tauroctony from Landerburg, Germany, shows a naked Mithras only accompanied by his fellow Cautes.
27 May 2021
Tauroctony of Ladenburg / Lopodunum

Tauroctony of Ladenburg / Lopodunum
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Relief in red sandstone (H. 0.86 Br. 0.79 D. 0.20), found at Mannheim before 1599. At first at Ladenburg, from 1763 at Mannheim in the Grossherz. Antiquarium, now in the Zeughaus. We are very grateful to Dr. L. W. Bühm, the Director of the Reiss Museum, for the photograph. See fig. 334.

Freher, Or. Pal., c. 19; Fladt, Pf. Alt., 10f; Cullmann, Spicilegium, 98ff and fig. II, 1; Lamey, Act. Pal., I 1766,204 and Pl. II, 3; Creuzer, Symbol., 13, 262 and Pl. IV, 11 (trad. Guigniant, Pl. XXVII No. 133); Andreae, Lupodunum, 1772, 11; Seel, 281 and Pl. XIIIc; N.

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