This relief is made after a depiction from the Mithras cult. It is made after a Mithras altar piece from Aalen. Nowadays the original is part of the collection of the slate museum in Aalen.
Mithras was a religion that presumaby originated in Persia. The scene on the relief depicts the slaughter of a bull. Mithras wears a Roman tunic. When Mithras kills the bull he turns away his face, just like when Perseus kills Medusa.
This relief is made of plaster alabaster and measures 15 x 12,5 cm. The back is provided with a hook to hang it on a wall.
This item is produced in limited quantities only. This means that every piece is unique. Sizes & finish may vary lightly from piece to piece.
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