CIMRM 353 - Mithras rock birth. Square marble relief. Rome, Italy.


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From: this site.

From: Wikimedia Commons where it is attributed to Cumont, The mysteries of Mithra, p.130.

CIMRM entry

The numeral at top left is "2327", evidently some museum mark.

A version of this image gave rise in an internet forum to the humorous question, "How many gods do you know who were born wearing a hat and packing a shiv?"


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