Sculpture of a Tauroctony in white marble. Mithras, without head and hands, seems to grab the animal's muzzle with one hand while holding the dagger with which he has already made a cut in the neck of the bull from which flows a copious stream of blood and which a dog rushes to lick. The scorpion holds the bull's testicles with both pincers.
Domus del Mitreo of Tarquinia, Tarquinia, Latium (Italia) Tarquinia (Italy)
- Current location
Musei Vaticani, Sala degli Animali Vatican (Vatican)
- Dating 3rd century
- Discovery date 2005
- Material Marble (white)
- Canonical URI