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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 Santo Stefano Rotondo

    The relief of Mithras killing the bull of Stefano Rotodon preserves part of his polycromy and depicts two unusual figures: Hesperus and an owl.

    TNMM365

  • Monumentum

    Mithras rock-birth of Mithraeum III, Ptuj

    Cautes and Cautopates attend the birth of Mithras from the rock in the Petrogenia of the third Mithraeum of Ptuj.

    TNMM204 – CIMRM 1593, 1594

    D(eo) S(oli) i(nvicto) M(ithrae) / pro sal(ute) officialium Apri prae/positi leg(ionum) V M(acedonicae) et XIII gem(inae) / Galli(enarum).
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    Tauroctony of Neuenheim

    The Tauroctony relief of Neuenheim, Heidelberg, includes several scenes from the deeds of Mithras and other gods.

    TNMM205 – CIMRM 1283

  • Monumentum

    Cautes Borcovicus

    The head this statue of Cautes from Carrawburgh has been lost.

    TNMM130 – CIMRM 854

  • Monumentum

    Cautes of Trier

    This remarkable relief by Cautes was found in what appears to be a mithraeum in Trier.

    TNMM588

  • Monumentum

    Inscription with Cautes and Cautopates of Steklen

    An unusual feature of this very ancient relief is that Cautopates carries a cockerel upside down, while Cautes carries it right-side up.

    TNMM510 – CIMRM 2268, 2269

    Deo / Melichrisus / P. Caragoni / Philopalaestri
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    Altar by Hermanio of Poetovio

    A certain Hermanio has been identified in the dedication of several monuments in different cities in Dacia and even in Rome.

    TNMM581

    Cauti // pro salute Fl(avi) / Hermadionis / et Aviti Syriac(i) / et filiorum / Felix libert(us)
  • Monumentum

    Mithras triumphant over the Sun

    Fresco du Mithraeum de Hawarte, Syria, depicts Mithras' victory over the Sun.

    TNMM222

  • Monumentum

    Tauroctony of the Loggia Scoperta

    Currently in the Musei Vaticani, this Tauroctony includes Mithras's birth restored as Venus anaduomene.

    TNMM209 – CIMRM 556, 625

    Val(erius) Marinus pater sign(um) ǀ Invicti Mitrhe ex voto po(suit).
  • Monumentum

    Tauroctony of Santa Maria Capua Vetere

    The main fresco of the Mithraeum of Santa Maria Capua Vetere portrays Mithras slaughtering a white bull.

    TNMM169 – CIMRM 181

  • Monumentum

    Two-sided relief from Rückingen

    This remarkable double-sided relief depicts the myth of Mithras and the Tauroctony on one side, and a scene of Mithras the hunter and the banquet of Mithras and the Sol on the other.

    TNMM552 – CIMRM 1137

  • Monumentum

    Intaglio of chalcedony at the BnF

    This intaglio depicting Mithras killing the bull is preserved at the Bibliothèque national de France.

    TNMM279

  • Monumentum

    Intaglio of Mithras Tauroctonus at the Walters Art Museum

    This ancient carnelian intaglio mounted in gold depicts Mithras slaying the bull surrounded by his companions Cautes and Cautopates.

    TNMM543 – CIMRM 2367

  • Monumentum

    Cautopates in the Walters Art Museum

    This fragmentary relief shows Cautopates bordered by three of the six zodiacal signs with which He is associated: Capricorn, Sagittarius and Scorpio.

    TNMM545

  • Monumentum

    Tauroctonia de Walbrook

    The image of Mithras killing the bull, found near Walbrook, is surrounded by a Zoadiac circle.

    TNMM120 – CIMRM 810, 811

    Ulpius Silvanus / factis Arausione / emeritus leg(ionis) II aug(ustae) / votum solvit.
  • Monumentum

    Tauroctony stele of Nicopolis ad Istrum

    The Tauroctony of Nicopolis ad Istrum is unique as it is the only Mithraic stele befitting a Greek donor.

    TNMM341 – CIMRM 2264, 2265

    Ἀγαθῆι τύχηι. Ἡλίῳ | Μίθρᾳ | θεῷ | ἐπηκόῳ || Αὐρ(ήλιος) | Μᾶρκος | γναφεὺς | τὸ συήλιον | σὺν τῇ || ζωγραφίᾳ | κ…
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    Tauroctony on display in Virginia

    Rich relief on display at the Virginia Museum of Fine Art showing Mithras sacrificing the bull accompanied by Cautes and Cautopates.

    TNMM540

  • Monumentum

    Cautes with an axe

    The Cautes of Sidon who wields an axe also wears a piece of cloth on his left arm.

    TNMM161 – CIMRM 82

  • Monumentum

    Second Cautes of Sidon holding an axe

    In this case, a quiver has been attached to the tree-stump behind the torchbearer.

    TNMM162 – CIMRM 83

  • Monumentum

    Cautopates of Sidon

    Cautopates sculpture of Sidon features a snake near his left leg.

    TNMM160 – CIMRM 81