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Monuments to Mithras tagged with ‘chiton’

Monuments, inscriptions and artefacts related to Mithras and his cult tagged with ‘chiton’.

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    Tauroctony of Ottaviano Zeno

    In this relief of Mithras as bull slayer, recorded in 1562 in the collection of A. Magarozzi, Cautes and Cautopates have been replaced by trees still bearing the torches.

    TNMM125 – CIMRM 335

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    Tauroctony of Osterburken

    Franz Cumont considers the bas relief of Osterburken ’the most remarkable of all the monuments of the cult of Mithras found up to now’.

    TNMM176 – CIMRM 1292, 1293

    D[eo] S[oli] I[nvicto] M[ithrae] M[er?]catorius Castrensis in suo cons[ituit].
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    Cautopates de Bordeaux

    The Cautopates of Bordeaux stands as usual with his legs crossed and arms down.


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    Tauroctony of Naples

    The marble relief of Mithras killing the bull in Naples bears an inscription that calls the solar god omnipotentis.

    TNMM464 – CIMRM 174, 175

    Omnipotenti Deo Mithrae Appius / Claudius Tarronius Dexter v(ir) c(larissimus) dicat.
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    Coin of Septimius Severus and god on horseback

    Coin of Istrus, Moesia Inferior, showing Caracalla on one side and a god on horseback (Mithras ?) on the other.


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    Altar of Carnuntum by the Augusti and Caesares

    Altar with Cautes and Cautopates dedicated to Sol Invictus Mithras as protector of the Tetrarchy in 3rd-century Carnuntum.

    TNMM524 – CIMRM 1697, 1698

    D(eo) S(oli) i(nvicto) M(ithrae) / fautori imperii sui / Iovii et Herculii / religiosissimi / Augusti et Caesares / sacrarium / restituerunt.
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    Medallions with Mithras from Trapezus

    These bronze medallions associates the image of several Roman emperors with that of Mithras, usually as a rider, in the province Pontus.


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    Tauroctony from Sisak

    This marble relief, found in Sisak, Croatia, shows Mithras killing the bull in a circle of corn ears, gods and some scenes from the Mithras myth.

    TNMM784 – CIMRM 1475

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    Mithras on a horse

    This small bronze statuette of Mithras riding a horse is composed of two pieces.


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    Tauroctony of Velletri

    The Tauroctony found in Velletri, Rome, bears an inscription from its owner and donor.

    TNMM307 – CIMRM 208, 209

  • Monumentum

    Tauroctony slab privately owned

    This fine Roman marble slab of the killing bull of Mithras belongs to a private owner, most recently from Los Angeles, USA.


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    Tauroctony sculpture of Villa Borghese

    This sculpture of Mithras killing the bull, which belongs to the Louvre Museum, is currently on display in Varsovia.

    TNMM670 – CIMRM 587

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    Tauroctony of Monreale

    On one of the capitals of the cathedral of Santa Maria Nuova in Monreale, Sicily, an unusual turbaned bull-slaying Mithras has been recorded.


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    Tauroctony of Aula Gotica

    What appears to be a representation of Mithras killing the bull appears in the 12th century frescoes of the Basilica dei Santi Quattro Coronati in Rome.


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    Tauroctony of St. Andrä vor dem Hagenthale

    The votive image was donated by a certain Verus for a mithraeum which was probably located in the hinterland of the Limes.

    TNMM315 – CIMRM 1423, 1424

    D(eus) I(nvictus) M(ithras) verus pro salute / Comacia(e) et com(magenorum) v(otum) s(olvit) l(ibens) m(erito).
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    Intaglio with Tauroctony from Munich

    This heliotrope gem, depicting Mithras slaying the bull, dates from the 2nd-3rd century, but was reused as an amulet in the 13th century.


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    Tauroctony marble from Mitreo Fagan

    This sculpture of Mithras killing the bull was dedicated to the ’incomprehensible god’ by a certain priest called Gaius Valerius Heracles.

    TNMM106 – CIMRM 310, 311

    Sig(num) imdeprehensivilis dei G(aius) Valerius Heracles sacerdos s(ua) p(ecunia) p(osuit). L(ucius) Sextius Karus et.
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    Intaglio with Tauroctony from The Met

    This small magical jasper gem shows Sol in a quadrigra on the recto and Mithras as a bull slayer on the verso.

    TNMM769 – CIMRM 2361

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    Tauroctony of Sárkeszi

    In this relief found in the Sárkeszi Mithraeum, Cautes and Cautopates hold an Amazon shield.


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    Tauroctony of Dardagan

    The relief of Mithras killing the bull, found near Zvornik in Bosnia and Herzegovina, features some variations on the usual scene.