Cautes Borcovicus

The head this statue of Cautes from Carrawburgh has been lost.
PublishedThe New Mithraeum
16 Jun 2009
Updated on 18 Jan 2022

The full article is reserved for our members.

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

Stone relief (H. 1.00), found in the niche (1822). On a base stands Cautes in Eastern attire; cross-legged. He raises his torch with both hands. Head lost.

Hodgson in Archaeologia Aeliana, 1, p.290, No. 2 with fig.; Hist. North., 192, Pl. LVI, 48; MMM II No. 273c and fig. 314; Bruce, Lap. Sept., 100 No. 192. See fig. 225.

Related monuments

Mithraeum of Housesteads

The Housesteads Mithraeum is an underground temple, now burried, discovered in 1822 in a slope of the Chapel Hill, outside of the Roman Fort at the Hadrian's Wall.

Mithras rock-born from Housesteads

A naked Mithra emerges from the cosmic egg surrounded by the zodiac, as always carrying a torch and a dagger.


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