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Title
The sacrifice of Mithras
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Mythology -- J-M

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1895
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON MYT-J-M
Topics
Bulls
Dogs
Bas-reliefs
Gods
Mythology
Caves
Torches
Animal sacrifice
Serpents
Mithras (Zoroastrian deity)
Sacrifices
Genres
Illustrations
Notes
Content: Written on border: "Paris, Louvre."
Source note: A dictionary of classical antiquities : mythology, religion, literature and art. (New York Macmillan 1895) Seyffert, Oskar (1841-1906), Author. Sandys, John Edwin, Sir (1844-1922), Editor. Nettleship, Henry (1839-1893), Editor.
Physical Description
Line photoengravings
Extent: 13.9 x 14.3 cm
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d7ccf850-c5be-012f-d064-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1895: Issued
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

MLA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The sacrifice of Mithras" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1895. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-606a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The sacrifice of Mithras" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 27, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-606a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1895). The sacrifice of Mithras Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-606a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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The sacrifice of Mithras