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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 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

    Flavius Aper altar (CIMRM 1584)

    The altar of Ptuj depicts Mithras and Sol on the front and the water miracle on the right side.

    TNMM255 – CIMRM 1584, 1585

    D(eo) S(oli) i(nvicto) M(ithrae) / pro sal(ute) d(omini) n(ostri) Gallieni p(ii) f(elicis) / invicti Aug(usti) Fl(avius) Aper v(ir) e(gregius) l(ibens) m(erito).
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    Tauroctony of Mithras and Tellus

    This relief of Mithras slaying the bull is unique because of the representation of Tellus lying under the bull.

    TNMM623 – CIMRM 598

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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

    Main Tauroctony relief from Dura Europos

    The main relief of Mithras killing the bull from the Mithraeum of Dura Europos includes three persons named Zenobius, Jariboles and Barnaadath.

    TNMM298 – CIMRM 40, 41

    Θεοῦ (sic) Μίθραν ἐπόησεν Ζηνόβιος ὁ καὶ Εἰαειβᾶς Ἰαριβωλέους / στρατεγὸς τοξοτῶν ἔτους δευτέρου πυ̕.
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    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

    First Tauroctony relief of Dura Europos

    One of the reliefs of the Dura Europos tauroctonies includes several characters with their respective names.

    TNMM179 – CIMRM 37, 38

    Ἔθφανει ἰστρατηγα
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    Sol and Mithras fresco of Dura Europos

    Sol watches Mithras as he gazes Mithras gazes up to heaven while sharing the sacred meal.

    TNMM203 – CIMRM 49

  • Monumentum

    Relief fragment of Ptuj

    Several Mithraic scenes, including Mithras with Saturn, Mithras with Sol and Mithras' Ascension, are depicted on this fragment of a relief from Ptuj.

    TNMM391 – CIMRM 1579

  • Monumentum

    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

  • Monumentum

    Fragments of a Mithriac relief with Jupiter and Sol

    These three fragments of carved marble depict Jupiter, Sol, Luna and a naked man wearing a Phrygian cap, with inscriptions calling Mithras Sanctus Dominum.

    TNMM594 – CIMRM 332, 333

    [Domi]no sanct[o / o]ptimo maxim[o / sa]lutari iussu eius / libens dedit / [M(arcus)] Modius Ag/[atho] cum / [suis pro Faus]to / pat[rono]. Dedit M. Modius [Agatho] / sancto domino / invicto Mithra…
  • Monumentum

    Slab of Sol Invictus

    The slab of the Sun god has not yet connected to Mithras.

    TNMM249 – CIMRM 373

    Soli invicto / pro salute imp(eratorum) / et genio n(umeri) / eq(uitum) sing(ula- rium) / eorum M. Ulp(ius) / Chresimus sace[rd(os)] / Iovis Dolich[eni] / v(otum) s(olvit) l(ibens) l(aetus) [m(erito)]
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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
  • Monumentum

    Tauroctony of Absalmos

    The relief depict several unusual scenes from Mithras's myth.

    TNMM128

    ἐκ τῶν τοῦ θεοῦ ἐπὶ ̕Αβσάλμου
  • Monumentum

    Tauroctony relief of Fertőrákos

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

    TNMM170 – CIMRM 1642

    ---] fecit inpendio suo
  • Monumentum

    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

    Tauroctony of Neuenheim

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

    TNMM205 – CIMRM 1283

  • Monumentum

    Bronze inscription from Aldobrandini

    This plaque, now on display in the British Museum, may have come from the Aldobrandini Mithraeum in Ostia.

    TNMM119 – CIMRM 234, 235

    SEX POMPEIO SEX FIL / MAXIMO / SACERDOTI SOLIS IN / VICTI MT PATRI PATRVM / QQ CORP TREIECT TOGA / TENSIVM SACERDO / TES SOLIS INVICTI MT / OB AMOREM ET MERI /TA EIVS SEMPER HA / BET
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    Mithras triumphant over the Sun

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

    TNMM222

  • Monumentum

    Tauroctonia del Cortile del Belvedere

    White marble relief depicting Mithras slaying the bull, dedicated by Atimetus.

    TNMM210 – CIMRM 546, 547

    Soli invicto deo / Atimetus Aug(ustorum) n(ostrorum) ser(vus) act(uarius) praediorum Romaniarorum.