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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 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).
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    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

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    Tauroctony of Fellbach

    This relief of Mithras killing the bull, now on display in Stuttgart, includes a small altar with a sacrificial knife and an oil lamp.


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    Coin of Valerian and Sol

    This coin was deposited in the upper level of the throne in the cult niche of the Mitreo della Planta Pedis.

    TNMM557 – CIMRM 277

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    Relief de Bourg-Saint-Andéol

    The low relief of Bourg-Saint-Andéol depicting Mithras killing the bull has been chiseled on the rock.

    TNMM129 – CIMRM 896, 897

    Num[ini] . . . . V . . | deum Invictum | T Fur(ius) Iu[stus?] d(e) s(ua) p(ecunia) f(ecit).
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    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

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    Intaglio of chalcedony at the BnF

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


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    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

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    Bronze plaque of Mithras slaying the bull

    Mithras Tauroctony on bronze exposed at the Metropolitan Museum of New York.


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    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.
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    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.


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    Tauroctony exhibited at the Cincinnati Art Museum

    In the tauroctonic relief on display at the Cincinnati Art Museum, Mithras slaughters the bull over a rocky background.


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    Tauroctony of Sarrebourg

    The Tauroctony of Saarbourg (Sarrebourg, ancient Pons Sarravi), France, contains most of Mithras deeds known in a single relief.

    TNMM114 – CIMRM 966, 967

    In h(onorem) d(omus) d(ivinae) deo inv[ict]o Marceleus Marianus / d(e) / s(uo) p(osuit)
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    Mithras-Sol Altar from the Carrawburgh

    One of the altars from the Carrawburgh Mithraeum depicts the bust of Mithras or Sol.

    TNMM180 – CIMRM 847, 848

    Deo ♣ invicto ♠ / Mithrae M(arcus) Sim/plicius Simplex pr(a)ef(ectus) v(otum) s(olvit) l(ibens) m(erito).
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    Fresco Tauroctony of Mitreo di Marino

    The importance of the Mithraeum of Marino lies in its frescoes, the most significant of which is that of Mithras slaying the bull, surrounded by mythological scenes.


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    Votive plaque of Stockstadt

    This plaque was found in Mithraeum I at Stockstadt broken into pieces inserted between the blocks of the socle of the cult relief, in the manner of a votive deposit.

    TNMM399 – CIMRM 1206, 1207

    [D(eo)] i(nvicto) M(ithrae) et S(oli) s(ocio) Argata / v(otum) s(olvit) l(ibens) l(aetus) m(erito).
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    Mithraic meal from Proložac, Croatia

    Mithras and Sol share a sacred meal accompanied by Cautes and Cautopates on a relief found in a cemetery from Croatia.


    Invicto Mithre Stati(i) ursus / et Ursinus pat(er) et fil(ius) v(otum) l(ibentes) p(osuerunt).
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    Krater with weekday gods of Trier

    The vase bears an inscription to the god but also 'king' Mithras.


    Deo [R]egi Cupiti[…] / d(ono) d(edit)
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    Altar with openwork of Inveresk

    The altar of Sol from Inveresk, Scotland, was pierced, probably to illuminate part of the temple with a particular effect.


    Soli C(aius) Cas(sius ?) Fla(vianus ?) >