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Title
Mithras sacrificing the bull
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Mythology -- J-M

Dates / Origin
Date Created: unknown
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
Relief (Sculpture), Roman
Mythology
Ravens
Scorpions
Animal sacrifice
Serpents
Mithras (Zoroastrian deity)
Sacrifices
Notes
Original version: Most likely after a marble, double-sided Mithraic relief, ca. 2nd or 3rd century AD, now in the Louvre.
Physical Description
Etchings
Extent: Plate mark 15 x 20.5 cm
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d8197110-c5be-012f-d957-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • : Created
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Mithras sacrificing the bull" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-606b-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. "Mithras sacrificing the bull" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 8, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-606b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. Mithras sacrificing the bull Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-606b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Mithras sacrificing the bull