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Monuments tagged with taurus

Mithraic monuments, temples and other objects related to Mithras and tagged with taurus.

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    Tauroctonia del Cortile del Belvedere

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

    TNMM210 – CIMRM 546, 547

    From Italy

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

    From Italy

    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

    From Italy

  • Monumentum

    Mithras taurophorus of Ptuj

    The sculpture of Mithras carrying the bull includes an inscription on its base.

    TNMM316 – CIMRM 1494, 1495

    From Slovenia

    Transitu / C(aius) Caecina / Calpurnius / temp(lum) redemi(t) et restitu(it).
  • Monumentum

    Tauroctony on altar of Ptuj

    Remarkable fragmentary sculpture of Mithras slaying the bull on an inscribed altar found in Mithraeum III at Ptuj.

    TNMM564 – CIMRM 1589, 1590

    From Slovenia

    D(eo) S(oli) i(nvicto) M(ithrae) / pro (sa) salute /canaliclari / et actariorum /et codicarior(um) / et librariorum / leg(ionum) V M(acedonicae) et XIII g(eminae) / Gallienarum.
  • Monumentum

    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.


    From Germany

  • Monumentum

    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

    From France

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

    Bronze medallion from Gordian III with tauroctony

    The bronze medallion, from Cilicia, shows Mithras Tauroctonus on the revers.

    TNMM274 – CIMRM 27

    From Turkey

    Τάρσου μητροπόλεως. Α(ύτονόυ) μ(ητρόπόλεως) Κ(ιλιχίας) γ(ράμματι) β(ουλής).
  • 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

    From Germany

  • Monumentum

    Intaglio with Tauroctony from Munich

    This heliotrope gem, depicting Mithras slaying the bull, dates from the 2nd-3rd century, but was reused as an amulet in the 13th century.


    From Germany