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Consecration for Mars Meder

The relief of naked Roman soldier, wearing a mantle and a Phrygian cap, has been related to the Mithras' cult.
23 Dec 2020
Updated 17 Jan 2022
Lupa 24092 (wikimedia. File: Musée archéol. Strasbourg-Mars Mider

Lupa 24092 (wikimedia. File: Musée archéol. Strasbourg-Mars Mider


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Mythical figure: standing god (Mithras ?) with mantle around his shoulders and Phrygian cap (helmet ?), lance in his left hand, his right hand over the head of a bull standing behind him. Discovered before 1837 and rediscovered in 1911 at the Marienthal monastery.

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