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Low relief de Bourg-Saint-Andéol

The relief of Bourg-Saint-Andéol depicting Mithras killing the bull has been chiseled on the rock.
16 Jun 2009
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Relief, hewn out in the rock (H. 1.50 Br. 2.00).

In a cave Mithras as a bullkiller. He is dressed in a flying cloak. The dog and the serpent near the wound; the scorpion at the testicles; the raven is perched on the border of the rock. In the upper corners Sol (l) in nimbus and radiate crown, and Luna (r) with a crescent on her head.

In the left lower corner, in a frame, an inscription.

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Mithraeum of Bourg-Saint-Andéol

The Mithréum de Bourg-Saint-Andéol was built against a rock where the main Tauroctony was chiseled.


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