The New Mithraeum
23 Aug 2021
Updated on 23 Oct 2023
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The upper part of the relief is nearly completely lost. The bust of Sol (l); the raven; the upper part of Mithras; the head of the bull and its forelegs; the r. torchbearer; the lower part of Luna; no inscription.
The present relief of Mithras Tauroctonos was a well known artifact, cited numerous times in the abundant literature on the Mithraic material of the Roman province of Dacia. First time described by Marteen Vermaseren in his monumental corpus (CIMRM 1938), his w…