Detail of the rooster. By Michael Fuller. From here.
Detail of the altar. By Michael Fuller. From here.
Detail of the tree branches and stars above Cautes' head. By Michael Fuller. From here.
DStretch image using filter ybk of the joined tree branches and stars above the head of Cautes in the wall painting in the mithraeum at Capua, Italy. By Michael Fuller. From here.
Fresco (H. 1.08 Br. 1.00) on the North wall above the beginning of the podium.
Minto, 364f and fig. 7. See fig. 53.
Between two laurels, the tops of which meet in the shape of an arch above his
head, Cautes is standing in his usual attitude and dress (red with green). In his
upraised r.h. he holds a torch above a fire-altar; with the other hand he points down
a bundle of twigs. Underneath this bundle a crowing cock is visible;painted in a
shade of green, with a red crest.