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Tauroctony of Capri

It is not certain that the marble relief of Mithras killing the bull was found on Capri, in the cave of Matromania, where a Mithraeum could have been established.
Tauroctony of Capri

Tauroctony of Capri
Museo Archeologico di Napoli / Giorgio Albano 

The New Mithraeum
30 Oct 2023

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White marble relief (H. 0.77 Br. 0.99 D. 0.06). Naples, Museo Nazionale (Inv. No. 6733). According to the publication of Romanelli, a certain Giraldi is said (p. 91) to have found it at a farmer. The opinion, that the relief would have been found on Capri in the cave of Matromania (1), is based on an assertion of Rezzonico (p. 60), who saw it in 1794 in St. Constanzo’s Chapel. In 1816 it was in the Museo Borbonico already, but the additional sketch of the publisher is No. 408.

Isola di Capri, manoscritti del Conte della Torre Rezzonico .... pubblicati dall’ Abate Domenico Romanelli,