Originally Posted by exu156
Being born in a cave is very interesting and it is keeping in line with Mithras who was also cave-born. In fact the Verjuy Mithra Temple in Iran is not only one of the oldest Mithraic temples but an example of where his worship took place.
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Same type of thing with Jesus being crucified on a tree and a cross, both of which are associated with the Djedd Tree and the Ankh.