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Monuments to Mithras tagged with ‘chiton’

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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 relief of Villa Borghese

    This is one of the three reliefs depicting Mithras killing the bull that the Louvre Museum acquired from the Roman Villa Borghese collection.

    TNMM672 – CIMRM 586

  • Monumentum

    Tauroctony relief found between Porta Portese and St Pancrace

    Franz Cumont bought this relief of Mithras as a bullkiller from a dealer who claimed to have found it in a vineyard near the church of Saint Pancrace, in Rome.

    TNMM671 – CIMRM 585

  • Monumentum

    Tauroctony of Villa Borghese

    This is one of the three reliefs of Mithras as a bullkiller from the Villa Borghese collection that belong to the Louvre museum, now in the Louvre Abu Dhabi.

    TNMM669 – CIMRM 588

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    Tauroctony of via di Borgo

    This relief of Mithras Tauroctonos from Rome bears the inscription of three brothers, two of them lions.

    TNMM649 – CIMRM 366, 367

    Deo sancto I(nvicto) M(ithrae) sacrathis (sic) d(onum) p(osuerunt) Placidus Marcellinus leo antis{ti}tes et Guntha leo.
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    Tauroctony of Aelius Maximus of Turda

    This small relief of Mithras killing the bull was found in 1859 in Turda, in the Cluj region of Romania.

    TNMM668 – CIMRM 1920, 1921

    Ael(ius) Maximus miles / leg(ionis) V Mac(edonicae) v(otum) s(olvit) l(ibens) p(osuit).
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    Tauroctony of Aurelios Stephanos from Sibiu

    This relief of Mithras killing the bull is unique in the Apulum Mithraic repertoire because of its inscription in Greek.

    TNMM667 – CIMRM 2002

    Αὐρήλι(ο)ς Στέφανος θεῷ Μίθρᾳ / εὐχαριστήρι(ο)ν.
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    Tauroctony of Alba Iulia with collared dog

    This relief of Mithras killing the bull from Apulum, now Alba Iulia, Romania, contains several scenes from the Mithras legend.

    TNMM664 – CIMRM 1972

  • Monumentum

    Tauroctony of Dragus

    The tauroctonic relief from Dragus includes a naked flying figure that Vermaseren has identified as Phosporus or Lucifer.

    TNMM310 – CIMRM 1919

  • Monumentum

    Tauroctony from Cluj

    Several elements, such as the snake, scorpion or dog, are missing from this tauroctony relief of Cluj.

    TNMM280 – CIMRM 2025

  • Monumentum

    Tauroctony relief of Alba Iulia

    The relief of Mithra slaying the bull from Apulum, Romania, has been missing until the scholar Csaba Szabó identified it in the diposit of the Arad Museum.

    TNMM346 – CIMRM 1938

  • Monumentum

    Tauroctony of Pleven

    This relief of Mithras killing the bull in a vaulted grotto lacks the usual scorpion pinching the bull's testicles.

    TNMM662 – CIMRM 2257

  • Monumentum

    Tauroctony of Euhemerus from Alba Iulia

    Several authors read the name Suaemedus instead of Euhemerus as the author of this mithraic relief from Alba Iulia, Romania.

    TNMM663 – CIMRM 1975, 1976

    Deo invicto Mithr(a)e / Euhemerus ex voto / posuit.
  • Monumentum

    Triptic of Tróia

    The remains of the mithraic triptic of Tróia, Lusitania, were part of a bigger composition.

    TNMM245 – CIMRM 798

  • Monumentum

    Tauroctony of Santiponce

    This unfinished Mithras tauroctonos without the usual surrounding animals was found in 1923 in Italica, near Seville, Spain.

    TNMM659 – CIMRM 769

  • Monumentum

    Cautes and Cautopates of Ostia found in 1939

    This marble of Cautes was found together with his partner Cautopates in Ostia in 1939.

    TNMM657 – CIMRM 296, 297

  • Monumentum

    Cautes and Cautopates of Palermo

    These two mithraic sculptures of Cautes and Cautopates belong to the same collection of Astuto de Noto, made up of mostly Sicilian monuments.

    TNMM654 – CIMRM 165, 166

  • Monumentum

    Tauroctony of Palermo

    The assumed find-place of the Mithras Tauroctonus of Palermo is uncertain.

    TNMM150 – CIMRM 164

  • Monumentum

    Tauroctony of Dormagen

    The sculpture of Mithras slaying the bull found in Dormagen is exposed at Bonn Landesmuseum.

    TNMM264 – CIMRM 1012, 1013

    D(eo) S(oli) i(nvicto) imp(erio) C. Amandinius / Verus buc(inator) v(otum) l(ibens) l(aetus) m(erito).
  • Monumentum

    Tauroctony of Târgușor

    This limestone relief of Mithras killing the bull bears an inscription by a certain Flavius Horimos, consecrated in a 'secret forest' in Moesia.

    TNMM641 – CIMRM 2306, 2307

    Ὣριμος / πατὴ/ρ ἀνέ/θηκε/ν. Φλ(άουιος) Ὣριμος Φλ(αουίου) Μακέδονος οἰκονόμος κατ᾽ ἐπιταγήν / θεῷ ἀνεικήτῳ …
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    Altar from Mitreo di San Clemente

    The altar of the Mithraeum of San Clemente bears the Tauroctony on the front, Cautes and Cautopates on the right and left sides and a serpent on the back.

    TNMM469 – CIMRM 339, 340

    Cn(aeus) Arrius Claudianus / pater posuit.