CIMRM 1492-1493 - Mithras rock-born, surrounded by a serpent. Ptuj, Slovenia.

From: Ptuj Museum.

In the middle of the 2nd century AD, it was founded by administrators of the Illyrian customs station based in Poetovio. The Shrine is kept in situ – on the site where it was found. It contains several votive stones with inscriptions and reliefs showing myths and attributes related to Mithras, and various stages of worshippers' spiritual progression. In the central lowered part, a sculpture on the sacrificial altar represents Mithras' birth from a rock.

CIMRM entry

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