CIMRM 1055-1056 - Two grey sandstone reliefs of Cautes and Cautopates. Wetterau Museum, Friedburg, Germany.
Cautes and Cautopates reliefs found in the Grosse Klostergasse Mithraeum in Friedberg, Wetterau Museum, Friedberg (Germany). Date 25 July 2013, 14:47. By Carole Raddato. From: Wikimedia Commons.
Two reliefs in greyish sandstone, found in the south corner of the sanctuary.
They probably stood at the entrance against the podia. Darmstadt, Museum. Dr.
W. Jorns informs me that the numbers 1054-1055 seem to have got lost.
Ph. Dieffenbach in AHGA VI, 1851,250 and fig. 1; Goldmann, 290 and Pl. I,
2; de Ring, Cautopates; MMM II 357 No. 248d and fig. 233/4; Esp. Rec.
Germ., 57f No. 84.
1) Cautes in Oriental dress and cross-legged with upraised torch (H. 0.37 Br.
0.15 D. 0.09). Hands, base with feet and part of the legs are lost.
2) Standing Cautopates (H. 0.49 Br. 0.145 D.0.085) in Oriental dress and
cross-legged. With both hands he holds the torch downwards. In the bottom
border an inscription:
CIL XIII 7396; MMM II No. 442.
D(eo) I(nvicto) M(ithrae) / Cautopati.