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Tauroctony from Cluj

Several elements, such as the snake, scorpion or dog, are missing from this tauroctony relief of Cluj.
23 May 2021
Updated 16 Jan 2022
Tauroctony of Cluj

Tauroctony of Cluj
Ortolf Harl


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Basic representation of Mithras as bullkiller (Tauroctonos), without Phrygian cap. No dog, serpent or raven. Cautes (in Phrygian cap) with upraised torch, Cautopates before the bull without Phrygian cap. Busts of Sol (left) and Luna (right).

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