Vase (form Dragendorff-Dechelette 72) found in 1957 at Lezoux (section H,
No. 397-398) only one half of which is preserved. Lezoux, Arch. Museum.
A. Morlet in Les Nouvelles Litteraires 26-IX-1957, 7 and fig.; Comité de
Lezoux, Vase à relief d'applique representant Mithra in Ogam IX, 1957, 147ff
and Pls XIII-XIX. See fig. 257 kindly offered by Dr. A. Morlet.
Mithras as a bullkiller in a rectangle, bordered by twigs and pearls in barbotine.
Underneath the bull are the serpent and the scorpion. The god's flying cloak is
decorated with a large rosette. Behind this scene are the dog and two cross-legged
torchbearers with upraised torches. Between them in a metope is a sitting halfnaked
goddess with a cornucopia in her r.h. and probably holding a patera in her
l.h. Before the bull a third torchbearer in the same attitude as his companions and