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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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    Tauroctony of the Mitreo delle terme di Mitra

    The person who commanded the sculpture may have been M. Umbilius Criton, documented in the Mitreo della Planta Pedis.

    TNMM108 – CIMRM 230, 231

    From Italy

    Κρίτων / Ἀθηναιος / έποίει.
  • Monumentum

    Mithras carrying the bull

    Sculpture depicting Mithras carrying a young bull on his shoulders.

    TNMM158 – CIMRM 77

    From Lebanon

  • Monumentum

    Tauroctony relief exposed at the Hermitage Museum

    The relief marble of Mithras sacrifying the bull, exposed on the Hermitage Museum comes from Rome.

    TNMM308 – CIMRM 603, 604

    From Italy

    D(onum) deo invicto d(ederunt) / Marci Matti / Fortuna/tus / et Alexander / et Pardus / et Eficax / per Fl(avio) Alexandro patre.
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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

    From France

    In h(onorem) d(omus) d(ivinae) deo inv[ict]o Marceleus Marianus / d(e) / s(uo) p(osuit)
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    Tauroctony of Aigio

    The Tauroctony of Patras was found years before the temple over which the relief of Mithras sacrificing the bull was supposed to preside.

    TNMM361 – CIMRM 2351, 2352

    From Greece

    Soli invic/to milites/ ..... uist/ .... esarcus
  • Monumentum

    Mithras rock-born from Housesteads

    A naked Mithra emerges from the cosmic egg surrounded by the zodiac, as always carrying a torch and a dagger.

    TNMM200 – CIMRM 860

    From United Kingdom

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    Tauroctony of Symphorus and Marcus from Aquincum

    This sculpture of Mithras killing the sacred bull bears an inscription that mentions the donors.

    TNMM526 – CIMRM 1768, 1769

    From Hungary

    [Sy]mphorus et M(arcus).
  • Monumentum

    Tauroctony relief of Carnuntum

    This relief found at Carnuntum represents Mithras slaughtering the bull, without the scorpion, in the sacred cave.


    From Austria

  • Monumentum

    Cautes with bull head of Sarmizegetusa

    This sculpture of Cautes holding a bull's head was found in 1882 in Sarmizegetusa, Romania.

    TNMM522 – CIMRM 2122, 2123

    From Romania

    V(otum) s(olvit) l(ibens) m(erito).
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    Tauroctony of Aquileia

    The relief of the Mithraic tauroctony of Aquiliea is currently on display in Vienna.

    TNMM154 – CIMRM 736

    From Italy