Iconography
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Planets Represented as planetary deities IndividualSolIn chariot drawn by horses → Seen from the side
Further details
Lanci only reports that these plates are copies after archaeological drawings but does not indicate the whereabouts of the originals, he only links them with the cult of Mithras
ARTIST/CREATOR
Hellenistic
DATE
1st century BC - 2nd half 4th century BC
LOCATION
Unknown location
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Michelangelo Lanci, Trattato delle simboliche rappresentanze Arabiche, Parigi 1845, pl. IX; Fritz Saxl, Beitr├Ąge zu einer Geschichte der Planetendarstellungen im Orient und im Occident, Islam 3, 1912, 151-177, fig. 16
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Kress Foundation
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