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Aion from Frankfurt-Heddernheim, Mithräum III
22 May 2021
Frontal view from Aion of Heddernheim

Frontal view from Aion of Heddernheim


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A lion-headed figure, dressed in a loincloth only, holds a key in his left hand. A snake ascends from his right leg and coils around his abdomen.

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