The moon as a male deity, worshiped at Carrhae (Harran, Turkey). See Men.
On imperial coins from the Near East Lunus is depicted as the head of a youth wearing a Phrygian hat, but also as a figure with a lance, wreath, shell, etc. Typically he has a crescent at his back, around his neck, or in his hand.
- Caracalla, vi, 6; vii, 3; comp. Tertullian. Apologeticus, 15.