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Mithras - Relief with zodiac | Immediately above Mithras in the arch is the sequence of the 12 signs of the zodiac. In the center the juvenile Mithras in persian habit is sacrificing the bull. On the top in the center the 12 olympian devinities are congregating.  The relief is at present located in Karlsruhe, BadischesLandesmuseum: it was found in the small village Osterburken, about 70 km east of Mannheim.

Mithras - Relief with zodiac | Immediately above Mithras in the arch is the sequence of the 12 signs of the zodiac. In the center the juvenile Mithras in persian habit is sacrificing the bull. On the top in the center the 12 olympian devinities are congregating. The relief is at present located in Karlsruhe, BadischesLandesmuseum: it was found in the small village Osterburken, about 70 km east of Mannheim.

Doodles black and yellow fabric by valentinaharper on Spoonflower $60/ Standard Rolls (24" x 144")

Doodles black and yellow fabric by valentinaharper on Spoonflower $60/ Standard Rolls (24" x 144")

Design for diffusing light

Design for diffusing light

Part of a mosaic floor from a villa, with a hunting scene. It depicts a chariot drawn by panthers, a theme possibly related to the worship of Dionysus or the mysteries of Andania, with which the name EYHNIΩN  (“exceptional charioteer”) is also related.   Desyllas.  5th c. A.D.

Part of a mosaic floor from a villa, with a hunting scene. It depicts a chariot drawn by panthers, a theme possibly related to the worship of Dionysus or the mysteries of Andania, with which the name EYHNIΩN (“exceptional charioteer”) is also related. Desyllas. 5th c. A.D.

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