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Monuments to Mithras tagged with ‘fax’

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

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    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.
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    Tauroctony relief from Ladenburg

    The Tauroctony from Landerburg, Germany, shows a naked Mithras only accompanied by his fellow Cautes.

    TNMM290 – CIMRM 1275

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    Tauroctony of Aelius Hylas from Doştat

    This monument bears an inscription by a certain Lucius Aelius Hylas, in which he associates Sol Invictus with Jupiter.

    TNMM642 – CIMRM 2006, 2007

    Io(vi) S(oli) invi(cto) / deo genitori / r(upe) n(ato). L. Aeli(us) Hylas (vicesimarius) l(ibertus) pr(o) sa(lute) et Horientis (sic) fil(ii) sui et Apuleia(e) eius signum numinis cum absidata / ex v…
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    Tauroctony of Euthices from Apulum

    This marble relief of Mithras killing the bull was made by a freedman who dedicated it to his old masters.

    TNMM638 – CIMRM 1935, 1936

    D(eo) S(oli) i(nvicto) M(ithrae) / [pro salute et incolumi]tate M. Aurelii Timothei et Aur(elii) Maximii / [votum nuncupavit sol]vitq(ue) Euthices eorum l[ib(ertus)].
  • Monumentum

    Tauroctony of Ulpius Linus from Apulum

    This relief of Mithras killing the bull was dedicated by the bearer of the imperial standard of Legio XIII Gemina, Marcus Ulpius Linus.

    TNMM636 – CIMRM 1955

    [-?-] M. Ulp(ius) Linus imag(inifer) l(egionis) XIII G(eminae).
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    Tauroctony medallion of Transylvania

    This medallion belongs to a specific category of rounded pieces found in other provinces of the Roman world.

    TNMM430 – CIMRM 2187

  • Monumentum

    Tauroctony medallion of Egypt

    This tauroctony may have come from Hermopolis and its style suggests a Thraco-Danubian origin.

    TNMM431 – CIMRM 105

    ZANDYS
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    Tauroctony of Mauls

    The relief of Mithras slaying the bull at Mauls in Gallia cisalpina is a paradigmatic example of the so-called Rhine-type Tauroctony.

    TNMM476 – CIMRM 1400

  • Monumentum

    Tauroctony relief from Alba Iulia

    This marble relief from Alba Iulia contains numerous scenes from the myth of Mithras.

    TNMM480 – CIMRM 1958, 1959

    D(eo) i(nvicto) M(ithrae) T(itus) Aur(elius) F(abia) (tribu) Marcus vet(eranus) leg(ionis) XIII g(eminae).
  • Monumentum

    Tauroctony from the Mithräum von Heddernheim

    This relief is so well-known that it has been reproduced in nearly every handbook of archaeology and of history of religions.

    TNMM198 – CIMRM 1083

  • Monumentum

    Relief of Aion-Phanes

    The Aion / Phanes relief, currently on display in the Gallerie Estensi, Moneda, is associated with two Eastern mysteric religions: Mithraism and Orphism.

    TNMM327 – CIMRM 695, 696

    Euphrosy/n[e] et Felix. P(ecunia) p(osuit) / Felix pater.
  • Monumentum

    Roman Marble Relief Panel with Birth of Mithras

    Mithras emerging from the rock with torch and dagger beside a reclining Oceanus or Saturn.

    TNMM248

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    Mosaic of Cautes and Cautopates in the Mitreo delle Sette Sfere

    At the entrance to the Mithraeum of the Seven Sferes, Cautopates holds the torch with both hands and Cautes holds the torch in his right hand and a cock in his left.

    TNMM608 – CIMRM 243

  • Monumentum

    Tauroctony 593

    This is the earliest sculpture of Mithras killing the bull known to date.

    TNMM164 – CIMRM 593, 594

    Alcimus T. Cl(audi) Liviani ser(vus) vilic(us) S(oli) M(ithrae) v(otum) s(olvit) d(onum) d(edit)
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    Mithras pantocrator of the Villa Altieri

    This unusual representation of Mithras standing on a bull was kept in the Casino di Villa Altieri sul Monte Esquilino until the 19th century.

    TNMM475 – CIMRM 334

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    Tauroctony of Pisa

    This white marble relief of Mithas killing the sacred bull was found embedded in the building of a noble family in Pisa.

    TNMM604 – CIMRM 663

  • Monumentum

    Cautes and Cautopates of Friedberg

    These two reliefs of Cautes and Cautopates where found in the south corner of one of the Mithraea of Friedberg, Hesse.

    TNMM593 – CIMRM 1055, 1056

    D(eo) I(nvicto) M(ithrae) / Cautopati
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    Tauroctony of the Villa Borghese

    This relief of Mithras slaying the bull was erected in Piazza del Campidoglio, moved to Villa Borghese and is now in the Louvre Museum.

    TNMM131 – CIMRM 415, 416

    Nama Sebesio. / Deo Soli invict[o] Mitrhe (sic!) / C(aii) Aufidii Ianuarius [et…] Nam/a/ ne CS
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    Tauroctony relief of Fertőrákos

    The main cultic relief of Mithras slaying the bull of Fertorakos was carved into the rock face.

    TNMM170 – CIMRM 1642

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