Traveler's Guide

East Macedonia & Thrace

Relief of Mithra Tavroktonou


The relief is carved on a large rock near Thermes village and dates to the end of the 2nd or the beginning of the 3rd century A.D. In the centre of the frame, which symbolizes a cave, Mithras is depicted sacrificing the bull. To his left and right stand the god's retinue, Cautes and Cautopates. Mithras was the god of the sun and had Iranian origins.

Operating hours:The monument can be visited by prior arrangement. For more information, please contact by phone at LA EPCA (+302541051003, +302541051783).

The entrance is free for everyone.

Service Unit: LA Ephorate of Prehistoric and Classical Antiquities
Tel.: +302541051003


  • Address
    Thermes, Xanthi (Prefecture of Xanthi)
  • Contact Information
    +302541051003, +302541051783