Relief in red sandstone (H. 0.48 Br. 0.34 D. 0.135), found at Neuenheim in the
immediate neighbourhood of the Mithraeum. Heidelberg, Kurpfalzisches Museum,
Inv. No. 915. I am obliged to Mr. G. Poensgen for sending me a photograph.
Stark, Zwei Mithraen, 4 and 27; Mithrassteine Dorm., 24f and Pl. IV, 2; MMM
H 424 No. 310 and fig. 357; Forrer, MH, fig. 82; Lehner, Führer, 58 No. 239a;
Ferri, Arte Reno, 85 fig. 25; Behn, M. H. Dieburg, fig. 7; Esp. Rec. Germ.,
280f No. 431 and fig.; Leipoldt, XI and fig. 22; Schoppa, Pl. 88. See fig. 338.
The arched relief shows Mithras riding a galloping horse to the r. The god is clad
a short tunic and in a flying cloak; he wears a Phrygian cap. In his r.h. he holds
globe. He is accompanied by a serpent and a lion. The background of the relief
is formed by cypresses and other trees.