Mithras

Mithras slays the constellation Taurus, to bring forth the regenerative powers of spring. Mithras was the most widely venerated god in the Roman Empire at the time of Christ. He bears many similarities to Christ, including birth on December 25. Ä

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Mithras slays the constellation Taurus, to bring forth the regenerative powers of spring. Mithras was the most widely venerated god in the Roman Empire at the time of Christ. He bears many similarities to Christ, including birth on December 25.

[Virginia Museum, Richmond, c. 100 CE.]

7 1/4"" gypsumstone statue, sienna wash color finish.