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Mithra Rising from the Rock Mithra Rising from the Rock, statue

Baths of Diocletian

Baths of Diocletian

The god Mithra is depicted naked, with his legs still enclosed in the stone that gives him life, "petra genetrix", according to the inscription below; in the text records the name of the donor, Aurelius Bassinus, superintendent of Mithraeum. Late 2nd century AD

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