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Monumentum

Tauroctony of St. Andrä vor dem Hagenthale

The votive image was donated by a certain Verus for a mithraeum which was probably located in the hinterland of the Limes.
Tauroctony relief of St. Andrä vor dem Hagenthale

Tauroctony relief of St. Andrä vor dem Hagenthale
Robert Caudill — RoaminTheEmpire.com 

 
 
The New Mithraeum
14 Aug 2021
 

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In a semi-circular niche suggesting the vault of heaven, the scene of the killing of the bull is depicted. Mithras, wearing a flowing cloak and a Phrygian cap, kneels on the collapsing bull and kills it. To the right and left are the two torchbearers Cautes and Cautopates, above them busts of Sol and Luna, a raven, under the bull a scorpion, a snake and a dog.