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Cautes and Cautopates of Marquise

The two fellows of Mithras from Marquise, Boulogne-sur-Mer, are fully naked but for the cloak and the Phrygian cap.
2 Jun 2021
Updated on 18 Jan 2022
Cautes and Cautopates of Pas-de-Calais

Cautes and Cautopates of Pas-de-Calais


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Two statuettes of stone from Marquise (Pas-de-Calais) (H. 0.556-0.575 Br. 0.20-0.23), found at Boulogne-sur-Mer, between the Roman Fort and the harbour, digging the foundations for the hotel Dervaux (about 1850). Boulogne-sur-Mer, Musée municipal.

Two torchbearers, entirely undressed, only in Phrygian cap. A cloak is hanging over one of their arms. Not cross-legged; the arms and the hands with the torches got lost.

Hamy, Boulogne, 43; MMM II 396 No. 274 with figs. 316-7; Esp. Rec. Gaule, V, 180 No. 3967 and fig. See fig. is powered by Enkidū