MITHRAS Pendant (P908)
The bull's horns and the cult mystery of the Roman underworld prominent among the military classes and practiced in subterranean temples, centred around the god overpowering and slaying a bull, known as the tauroctony. The moon goddess, Luna, was the sole female permitted at a Mithraic ceremony, where the crescent moon was her symbol.
A 2" long pewter antiqued horns pendant, in the shape of a crescent moon, with a bronzed mount at its centre.
On a 21" (54cm) black curb chain.
Weight & Dimensions (approx.):H: 48mm (1.89") W: 39mm (1.54") D: 9mm (0.35") Weight: 26g (0.92oz)
(Please note neck jewellery dimensions are excluding the fastenings)
Pendant hangs from a nickel-free chain with clasp fastener.
Materials & Origin:
Designed and hand made in England in fine English pewter. (Lead, cadmium and nickel compliant).