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Monuments with ala

The TNMdB include 10 monuments depicting ala.

  1. MONUMENTUM

    This Tauroctony found near Walbrook is surrounded by a Zoadiac circle.

  2. MONUMENTUM

    White marble statue, formerly in the Villa Albani, nowadays in the Musei Vaticani.

  3. MONUMENTUM

    Edmon Durighello, a journalist, discovered this Aion marble in 1887.

  4. MONUMENTUM

    Lion headed sculpture of Aion from Mérida.

  5. MONUMENTUM

    The statue was found in 1874 under the city wall of York during the construction of the railway station.

  6. MONUMENTUM

    The relief of Aion from Vienne includes a naked youth in Phrygian cap holding the reins of a horse.

  7. MONUMENTUM

    The folio depicts three tauroctonies and a Mithras Triumphantes standing on a bull with the globe in one hand and the dagger in the other.

  8. MONUMENTUM

    According to Pettazzoni Aion in general finds its iconographical origin in Egypt. Mithras must have been worshipped in Egypt in the third century B.C.

  9. MONUMENTUM

    This lion-headed marble was found on the ruins of the Alban Villa of Domitianus.

  10. MONUMENTUM

    The mithraic relief of Baris, current Turkey, depicts a proto version of the Tauroctony with a winged Mithras surrounded by two Victories.

 

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