THE GALLERY OF ANCIENT ART

1. SCULPTURE. Etruria.
Front relief of an etruscan cinerary urn “Pelops kills Myrtilus”.
Alabaster.
Volterra, ca. 150 BCE.
Inv. No. MA 93484.
Florence, National Archaeological Museum.
2. SCULPTURE. Etruria.
Etrurian funerary stele.
Sandstone.
6th—5th cent. BCE.
Fiesole, Municipal Archaeological Museum.
3. SCULPTURE. Etruria.
Etrurian cinerary urn.
Alabaster.
Second half of the 2nd cent. BCE.
Fiesole, Municipal Archaeological Museum.
4. SCULPTURE. Etruria.
Etrurian cinerary urn with lid.
Alabaster.
Second half of the 2nd cent. BCE.
Fiesole, Municipal Archaeological Museum.
5. GLYPTICS. Rome.
Head of Augustus.
Chalcedony, sardonyx, gold.
Julio-Claudian period.
Inv. No. 14522.
Florence, National Archaeological Museum, Corridor of Maria Maddalena dei Medici.
6. GLYPTICS. Rome.
Head of Livia portrayed as Ceres.
Sardonyx, gold.
20—29 CE.
Inv. No. 14549.
Florence, National Archaeological Museum, Corridor of Maria Maddalena dei Medici.
7. GLYPTICS. Rome.
Busts of Tiberius and Livia.
Chalcedony, agate, gold.
14-29 CE.
Inv. No. 14533.
Florence, National Archaeological Museum, Corridor of Maria Maddalena dei Medici.
8. PAINTING, GRAPHIC ARTS. Rome.
Woman combing her hair.
Fresco of the Fourth style from Stabiae. 60—79 CE.
Inv. No. 9088.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
9. PAINTING, GRAPHIC ARTS. Rome.
Satyr and Maenad.
Fresco of the Fourth style from Pompeii. 60—79 CE.
Inv. No. 27705.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
10. SCULPTURE. Asia.
The sea gods Nereus and his wife Doris, Okeanos and his wife Tethys, partally preserved, fights against the giants.
Southern frieze of the northern projecting hall of the Pergamon Altar.
Marble.
Ca. 180—159 BCE.
Berlin, State Museums, Pergamon Museum.
11. SCULPTURE. Asia.
The sea gods Nereus and his wife Doris, Okeanos and his wife Tethys, partally preserved, fights against the giants.
Southern frieze of the northern projecting hall of the Pergamon Altar.
Marble.
Ca. 180—159 BCE.
Berlin, State Museums, Pergamon Museum.
12. SCULPTURE. Asia.
The sea gods Nereus and his wife Doris, Okeanos and his wife Tethys, partally preserved, fights against the giants. Detail: Okeanos.
Southern frieze of the northern projecting hall of the Pergamon Altar.
Marble.
Ca. 180—159 BCE.
Berlin, State Museums, Pergamon Museum.
13. SCULPTURE. Asia.
The sea gods Nereus and his wife Doris, Okeanos and his wife Tethys, partally preserved, fights against the giants. Detail: Okeanos.
Southern frieze of the northern projecting hall of the Pergamon Altar.
Marble.
Ca. 180—159 BCE.
Berlin, State Museums, Pergamon Museum.
14. SCULPTURE. Asia.
The sea gods Nereus and his wife Doris, Okeanos and his wife Tethys, partally preserved, fights against the giants.
Southern frieze of the northern projecting hall of the Pergamon Altar.
Marble.
Ca. 180—159 BCE.
Berlin, State Museums, Pergamon Museum.
15. SCULPTURE. Asia.
The sea gods Nereus and his wife Doris, Okeanos and his wife Tethys, partally preserved, fights against the giants. Detail: Nereus wearing the fish-skin headdress.
Southern frieze of the northern projecting hall of the Pergamon Altar.
Marble.
Ca. 180—159 BCE.
Berlin, State Museums, Pergamon Museum.
16. SCULPTURE. Asia.
The sea gods Nereus and his wife Doris, Okeanos and his wife Tethys, partally preserved, fights against the giants. Detail: Nereus wearing the fish-skin headdress.
Southern frieze of the northern projecting hall of the Pergamon Altar.
Marble.
Ca. 180—159 BCE.
Berlin, State Museums, Pergamon Museum.
17. SCULPTURE. Asia.
The sea gods Nereus and his wife Doris, Okeanos and his wife Tethys, partally preserved, fights against the giants. Detail: serpent-legged giant.
Southern frieze of the northern projecting hall of the Pergamon Altar.
Marble.
Ca. 180—159 BCE.
Berlin, State Museums, Pergamon Museum.
18. SCULPTURE. Asia.
The sea gods Nereus and his wife Doris, Okeanos and his wife Tethys, partally preserved, fights against the giants.
Southern frieze of the northern projecting hall of the Pergamon Altar.
Marble.
Ca. 180—159 BCE.
Berlin, State Museums, Pergamon Museum.
19. SCULPTURE. Asia.
The sea gods Nereus and his wife Doris, Okeanos and his wife Tethys, partally preserved, fights against the giants.
Southern frieze of the northern projecting hall of the Pergamon Altar.
Marble.
Ca. 180—159 BCE.
Berlin, State Museums, Pergamon Museum.
20. SCULPTURE. Asia.
The sea gods Nereus and his wife Doris, Okeanos and his wife Tethys, partally preserved, fights against the giants. Detail: Nereus wearing the fish-skin headdress.
Southern frieze of the northern projecting hall of the Pergamon Altar.
Marble.
Ca. 180—159 BCE.
Berlin, State Museums, Pergamon Museum.