Monumentum Mithras Tauroctony and other figures from Palæographia Britannica Palæographia Britannica: or, discourses on antiquities that relate to the history of Britain. Number III. Frontispiece to William Stukeley's Palæographia BritannicaBritish Library The New Mithraeum12 May 2021Updated on 15 Jan 2022 The full article is reserved for our members. Log in or create a free account to access the entire site. This engraving – showing the Roman god Mithras killing a bull – was used as the frontispiece to the third book of William Stukeley’s (1687–1765) Palæographia Britannica (1743–1752) series. It is based on Stukeley’s own sketch of a Roman relief sculpture found in Micklegate, York in 1747.