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Tauroctony of Osterburken
Franz Cumont considers the bas relief of Osterburken 'the most remarkable of all the monuments of the cult of Mithras found up to now'.
CIMRM 1292, 1293
D[eo] S[oli] I[nvicto] M[ithrae] M[er?]catorius Castrensis in suo cons[ituit]
Offered the famous Tauroctony of Osterburken to the unconquerable sun god Mithras.
Mithräum von Osterburken
The Mithraeum of Osterburken could not be excavated bodily owing to the water of a well in the immediate neighbourhood. The monument had been covered carefully with sand.
Mithras-Orion. Greek Hero and Roman Army God (1980)
'...breaks new ground in the fields of Greek and Roman religion and Roman army studies.'
Bibliographie zur Symbolik, Ikonographie und Mythologie, 15, 1982.
'This brief study makes some genuine contributions...'
Robert A. Wild, S.J., The Second Centur