The relief must have stood in a corner against the wall on a pedestal, as is clear from holes in the lower rim and in the back and moreover from a decoration only on the left and upper border.
Mithras in tunica manicata and flying cloak is slaying the bull, whose tail ends in one great ear. On the point of the Phrygian cap a star; four more stars are visible to the right of the god's head.
Mitreo del Circo Massimo, Roma, Latium (Italia) Circo Massimo, Rome (Italy)
- Dimensions H. 87 W. 164 D. cm
- Dating late 3rd century
- Discovery date 1931
- Material Marble (white)
- Canonical URI
- CIMRM 435, 436