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Two-sided relief from Konjic

The mithraic relief of Konjic shows a Tauroctony in one side and a ritual meal in the other.
 
 
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17 May 2021
Updated on 22 Jan 2022
 
  • Mithraic communion from Konjic

    Mithraic communion from Konjic
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  • Mithraic communion from Konjic

    Mithraic communion from Konjic
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  • Tauroctony from Konjic

    Tauroctony from Konjic
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  • Mithraic communion from Konjic

    Mithraic communion from Konjic
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Relief in grey limestone (H. 0.59 Br. 0.825 D. 0.10) from the Repovic mountains. It is sculptured on two sides and it was found near A. Sarajevo, Archaeological Museum. Probably 4th cent. A.D.

1) Front: By two vertical rims the relief is divided into three parts. In the grotto which is indicated by an arch with an inscription (No. 1896,2) Mithras kills the bull. The head of the god and part of his r. leg are lost. The raven is perched on the grotto's border, the dog, the serpent and the scorpion in the usual places.
 
 

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