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Monuments to Mithras tagged with ‘postclassical’

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

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  • Monumentum

    Randazzo Vecchio

    This marble sculpture from Sicily, known as the Randazzo Vecchio or Rannazzu Vecchiu, contains some essential elements of the Mithraic Aion, the lion-headed god.

    TNMM773

  • Monumentum

    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.

    TNMM764

  • Monumentum

    Tauroctony of Santo Domingo de Silos

    Mithras slaying the bull appears as the sign of Capricorn in a zodiacal sequence on the Pórtico del Cordero of the Abbey de Santo Domingo de Silos, Burgos, Spain.

    TNMM763

  • Monumentum

    Saul depicted as Mithras Tauroctonos

    Saul cutting the oxen to pieces poses as Mithras Tauroctonos in this painting, which adorns the mantelpiece of Henry II’s bedroom at the Château d’Écouen near Paris.

    TNMM771

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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.

    TNMM762