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Portable tauroctony of Vienna

This small white marble relief of Mithras as a bullkiller was found in the Botanical Gardens of Vienna in 1950.
Portable tauroctony of Vienna

Portable tauroctony of Vienna
David Walsh 

The New Mithraeum
7 Nov 2023

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White marble relief (H. 0.23 Br. 0.24 D. 0.048), found in the Botanical Gardens in 1950. The Mithras-cult therefore must have been spread among the civilian population. Now Vienna (Wien), Historisches Museum, Abt. für Ur- und Frühgeschichte.

A. Neumann, Ein Mithrasrelief aus Wien in Amtsblatt der Statt Wien 57,1952 (No. 95), 1f and fig.; A. Neumann, Die Fortschritte der Vindobonaforschung 1948 bis 1954 in Carinthia I, 146, 1956,463 and fig. 12; A. Neumann, Ausgrabungen u. Funde im Wiener Stadtgebiet 1950, Wien 1955,31 and pl. XXXI. See fig. 418 procured with courtesy of Dr. A. Neumann.