CIMRM 2257 - Tauroctony, no scorpion. Plevna/Pleven, Bulgaria.
Relief of Roman Mithras, discovered near village Kreta, now in Pleven history museum, Bulgaria. Date: 7 September 2007; Photographed by Vassia Atanassova - Spiritia. From: Wikimedia Commons.
Relief in sandstone (H. 0.60 Br. 0.92 D. 0.16) in the small niche.
Welkovin BIAB VIII, 1934, figs. 71-72; Kazarowin Germania 1935, Pl. 2, 1.
See fig. 627.
Mithras as a bullkiller in a vaulted grotto. The raven is perched on the grotto's
border, the serpent creeps over the ground and the dog leaps up against the bull.
No scorpion. Outside the niche Cautes (r) and Cautopates (l) cross-legged. In the
upper corners the busts of Sol (l) and of Luna (r) with a crescent behind her