CIMRM 690-691 - White marble relief. Macerata / Picenum, Italy.
White marble relief (H. 0.48 Br. 0.60), probably from Macerata. Museum at
Hülsen in RM 1904, 153; Greifenhagen in AA 1933, 443f and fig. 24 (see
Mithras as killer of the bull, whose tail ends in three ears. The god has the
Eastern attire and the normal attitude, around his head six rays. The bull bears
a large band round its body. The raven in the l. upper corner; the dog and the
snake with their heads near the wound; the scorpion at the testicles. On either side
Cautes (r) and Cautopates (l), who hold their torches with both hands. Not crosslegged.
In the r. upper corner an inscription: