CIMRM 1910-1911 - Tauroctony in yellow limestone. Golubic, Bosnia-Herzegovina.
Mithras relief found in Golubic (Bosnia and Herzegovina), now in Archaeological Museum, Zagreb. Inventory number: 123. CIL 03, 10034. More info at Ubi erat lupa. By Carole Raddato, Oct. 19, 2013. From: Flickr.
Relief in yellow limestone (H. 0.68 Br. 0.345 D. 0.18) found on a hill west of the
village of Golubic near a Roman-Catholic cemetery. Golubic is situated near
Bihac in N-W Bosnia. Split, Archaeological Museum.
Tomaschek in SbAW (Phil. Hist.Kl.) 99, 1881, 467ff; S. Ljubic in Vjesnik V,
1883, 122; Bornicic in Kroatische Revue II, 1886, 144; Patsch in WMBH V,
1897,354 and fig. 11; MMM II 327 No. 222 and 490f with fig. 426; Brunsmid
in Vjesnik VIII, 1905, 63ff No. 123 and fig.; Patsch in Glasnik Zem. Mus. BH.
1895,455; Gabricevic in AJ I, 1954,37 No. 12, The fig. 498 is kindly given by
In an arched niche is the representation of Mithras as a bullkiller. The god's r.
arm, r.h. with dagger are lost. Outside the grotto's border is the raven; dog,
serpent and scorpion in the usual places. Neither torchbearers is cross-legged; the
torch of Cautopates (l) is lost; the faces are damaged as well as those of Mithras,
Sol (l) and Luna (r). Solis represented in a nimbus and in a radiate crown; he holds
a whip in the upraised r.h. Luna has a crescent behind her shoulders. In the field an