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Tauroctony of Velletri

The Tauroctony found in Velletri, Rome, bears an inscription from its owner and donor.
The New Mithraeum
8 Aug 2021
Updated on 17 Jan 2022
Mithra killing the bull from Velletri

Mithra killing the bull from Velletri
2016 Musée du Louvre


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Sacrifice mithriaque ; Mithra (bonnet phrygien, tunique, ceinture, chlamyde, anaxyrides, demi-agenouillé, tenant, épée, restes, égorgeant) ; taureau (affaissé, attaqué par) ; scorpion ; serpent ; chien ; sur chlamyde ; corbeau (restes).

Etat de l'oeuvre : incomplet-moins tête, bras de Mithra, épée, queue du taureau, patte arrière du chien.