Monumentum

Tauroctony of La Bâtie-Montsaléon

This damaged relief of Mithras killing the bull found in 1804 and formerly exposed at Gap, is now lost.
 
 
PublishedThe New Mithraeum
9 Feb 2022
Updated on 17 Mar 2022
 
 

The full article is reserved for our members.

Log in or create a free account to access the entire site.

'Damaged statue in white marble (H. 0.40 Br. 0.45)' (Hericard). Now lost formerly at Gap in the garden of the prefecture (Millin). Found at La Batie MontsaIeon in 1804 'dans les ruines d'une maison qui, d'après sa construction et Ie grand nombre d'objets curieux qu'on y a recueillis, devait appartenir aun des plus riches habitants de Mons Seleucus (Her.)'.

A damaged statue of Mithras as a bullkiller in usual attitude and attire. The dog, the serpent and the scorpion on the usual places.
 
 

Related monuments

Mithraeum of La Bâtie-Montsaléon

During the excavations of 1804-1805, a series of monuments dedicated to Mithras and a temple were discovered at ancient Mons Seleucus.

 

The New Mithraeum is a  PAGAN ROME  production, powered by Enkidū