Ganymede and the eagle
Marble. 2nd century CE.
Inv. No. 1376.
Rome, Vatican Museums, Chiaramonti Museum, XIII. 4

Ganymede and the eagle.

Marble. 2nd century CE.
Inv. No. 1376.

Rome, Vatican Museums, Chiaramonti Museum, XIII. 4
(Musei Vaticani, Museo Chiaramonti)

Description:
A sculpture group from the 2nd century A. D. depicting the Shepherd Ganymedes, famous for his beauty, with the eagle sent by Zeus to abduct him so he could become cupbearer to the gods.
Credits:
© 2007. Photo, text: Pomella A. «Vatican Museums». Edizioni Musei Vaticani. P. 86.
Keywords: marble statue shepherd Ganymede Ganymed Ganimede Ganymedes Ganymedes and the eagle cup-bearer phrygian cap cloak cupbearer Inv No 1376 XIII 4
History of Ancient Rome