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Mithraeum of Močići

The Mithraeum of Mocici was situated in a grotto at one hour's walk fomr the ancient Epidaurum.
Tauroctonia de Močići

Tauroctonia de Močići

The New Mithraeum
2 Jun 2009
Updated on Sep 2023

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A Mithraeum situated in a grotto near the village of Mocici at a distance of about one hour's walk from Cavtat, the ancient Epidaurum.

Near the entrance of the grotto, the so-called 'Tomina Jama' there is a well and above the entrance the relief with the representation of Mithras as a bullkiller is carved out. The bull is represented as being killed at a trot. The dog, the serpent, the scorpion and the raven are on the usual places. Cautes (r) and Cautopates (l) hold the torches with both hands; they are not cross-legged. In the r. upper corner a crescent (Luna); in the other corner a star