Imprint of a gem with Mithras killing the bull

Glass paste imprint depicting the Tauroctony surrounded by symbolic figures.
PublishedThe New Mithraeum
28 Dec 2020
Updated on 15 Jan 2022
Mithras Tauroctony cameo

Mithras Tauroctony cameo


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Imprint showing the Tauroctony with the scorpion, dog and snake, framed by Cautes and Cautopates. The image includes several symbolic elements among which the Sun and the Moon can be annealed, Jupiter's ray, the caduceus, a dolphin, a raven or eagle, a palm, an arrow, a sickle.