CIMRM Supplement - Bronze head of 'Mithras' (actually Attis) Sisak, Croatia

This head is included in an exhibition at Zagreb of artefacts from Siscia, modern Sisak. Normally it is held in the City Museum, Sisak.1

The item is classified as Attis by Vermaseren:2

Other Attis finds from Siscia are given in the CCCA.

2M. Vermaseren, Corpus cultus Cybelae Attidisque (=CCCA), vol. 6, Brill, 1977, p.38. Preview here.
3I.e. "Vjesnik za Arheologiju i Historiju Dalmatinsku", Split.
4I.e. Popvic, "Anticka Bronza u Jugoslavji", Beograd, 1969.
5P. Selem, "Les religions orientales dans la Pannonie romain. Partie en Yugoslavie", EPRO 85, Leiden 1980.
6M. Vermaseren, "Cybele and Attis: the myth and the cult", London, 1977.

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