Mithras, looking upwards, slaying the bull. On the base a creeping serpent; the other animals are missing. The god's r.h. with the dagger, and his cloak are not preserved; a part of the bull's tail got lost.
Visconti in BCM 1874, Pl. XXI; Lanciani, Rome, 193; MMM II 202 No. 17 and fig. 27; RRS II 477, 1; Saxl, 46 and fig. 134. See fig. 99.
Mitreo della Piazza Dante, Esquiline hill, Latium (Italia) Rome (Italy)
- Dimensions H. 88 W. 78 D. cm
- Dating 3rd century
- Discovery date 1874
- Material Marble (white)
- Canonical URI
- CIMRM 352