CIMRM 593-594 - The "Townley tauroctony" - A very early tauroctony. British Museum

From: Picasaweb. By Geoffrey Heriot.

From here. By Ferrell Jenkins.

By Carole Raddato. May 2014. From Twitter.

Rarely seen crow's feet hiding behind the bull. From Twitter.

The snake, the dog and the bull bleeding corn. From Twitter.

According to Manfred Clauss, "The Roman cult of Mithras", this item belongs to the first quarter of the first century. It has been heavily restored, however.

CIMRM entry

Photographed by Carole Raddato 13 May 2014, when it was not on display but in storage.

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