Monumentum Mithras carrying the bull Sculpture depicting Mithras carrying a young bull on his shoulders. PublishedThe New Mithraeum4 Jul 2009Updated on 14 Apr 2022 The full article is reserved for our members. Log in or create a free account to access the entire site. Mithras, in short chiton and shod, carries the young bull on his shoulders. de Ridder, 60f No. 48 and PI. XXI (see fig. 28); Leipoldt, fig. 31; Saxl, fig. 193.