Scene in the harbour of Claudius in Ostia
Marble. 200 CE. Rome, Torlonia Museum

Scene in the harbour of Claudius in Ostia.

Marble. 200 CE.

Rome, Torlonia Museum
(Roma, Museo Torlonia)

Private collection, Torlonia.
Ostia.
Origin:
Found in Portus near the Villa Torlonia.
Description:
1 — bridge gang-planks to the quay; 2 — bowsprit, simultaneously loading crane with a polyspast; 3 — sailing reefs; 4 — statue of Neptune; 5 — triumphal arch; 6 — tower lighthouse; 7 — big sailing ship near the quay; 8 — sacrificial gifts on the back deck near a cabin; 9 — pilot in the boat; 10 — side rudder oar.
Credits:
© Image, text: Slovar’ antichnosti. / Per. s nem. — M.: Progress, 1989 (to article “Gavan’”)
Keywords: γλυπτική sculptura sculpture sculptural scultura skulptur ρωμαϊκό roman romana romano romani römisch römische römisches römischen römischer romain romaine romains romaines ανακούφιση relief rilievo marble marmor marmo votive so-called torlonia relief scene in the harbour of claudius ostia port harbor sailing reef reefs vessel craft boat ship sail triumph triumpher triumphal arch triumphal quadriga elephants elephant quadriga rigging neptune nettuno poseidon poseidone trident pulley block rudder sails rostrum prora prow bow turret statue neptune tower lighthouse big sailing near quay sacrificial gifts on back deck a cabin pilot boat side rudder oar the capitoline she-wolf nursing romulus and remus romulus remus romolo remo eagle genius porter carrier stevedore docker longshoreman unloading ship bridge gang-planks to quay bowsprit simultaneously loading crane with polyspast