Statue of tauroctony (Mithras slaying the bull)

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Carole Raddato
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Statue of tauroctony  (Mithras slaying the bull)

Statue of tauroctony depicting Mithras about to kill the bull, found in situ resting on a masonry base in the Mithraneum of the Baths of Mithras, 1st century CE, Ostia Antica (Italy).

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Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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Raddato, C. (2014, May 25). Statue of tauroctony (Mithras slaying the bull). Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/2676/

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Raddato, Carole. "Statue of tauroctony (Mithras slaying the bull)." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified May 25, 2014. https://www.ancient.eu/image/2676/.

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Raddato, Carole. "Statue of tauroctony (Mithras slaying the bull)." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 25 May 2014. Web. 06 Jul 2020.

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