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Monuments to Mithras tagged with ‘sol’

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

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    Tauroctony of Vratnitsa

    This relief of Mithras as a bullkiller found at Vratnitsa, near Lisicici in northern Macedonia, was signed by a certain Menander Aphrodisieus.

    TNMM701 – CIMRM 1893, 1894

    L(ucius) Antonius Menander Aphro/disieus invicto / aug(usto) v(otum) f(ecit).
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    Candelabrum of Doryphorus

    This magnificent candelabrum was found in Rome in 1803, in the Syrian Temple of Janicule.

    TNMM682 – CIMRM 508, 509

    Doryphorus pater.
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    Mithraic vignettes of Ptuj

    These fragments of a cult relief of Mithras were found at the Mithraeum II of Ptuj, Slovenia.

    TNMM680 – CIMRM 1510

  • Monumentum

    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 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.
  • Monumentum

    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).
  • Monumentum

    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 Palermo

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

    TNMM150 – CIMRM 164

  • 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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    Tauroctony of the Mitreo dell'Esquilino

    This simple relief of Mithras killing the bull without his companions Cautes and Cautopates was found in the so-called Mithraeum of the Esquilino, Rome.

    TNMM645 – CIMRM 357

  • Monumentum

    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 relief of Sidon

    The tauroctony relief of Sidon depicts the signs of the zodiac and the four seasons, among other familiar features.

    TNMM142 – CIMRM 75

  • Monumentum

    Inscription of Iulius Pyrrus

    This inscription to Zeus Helios Mithras Serapis by a certain Ioulios Pyrros is now lost.

    TNMM629

    Διὶ Ἡλίῳ Μίθρᾳ Σέραπι Ἰούλιος Πύρρος εὐξάμενος ἀν(έθηκεν).