THE GALLERY OF ANCIENT ART

Mythology in the Art | Greek mythology | Oceanus
1. 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.
2. 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.
3. 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.
4. 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.
5. 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.
6. 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.
7. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Oceanus.
Marble. 2nd cent. CE.
Istanbul, Archaeological Museum.
8. TOREUTICS. Rome.
Patera from Parabiago.
Silver with traces of guilding. Second half of the 4th century.
Inv. No. A0.9.14264.
Milan, Civic Archaeological Museum.
9. TOREUTICS. Rome.
Patera from Parabiago. Detail: Oceanus, Thetys, Tellus and the fous seasons.
Silver with traces of guilding. Second half of the 4th century.
Inv. No. A0.9.14264.
Milan, Civic Archaeological Museum.
10. TOREUTICS. Rome.
Patera from Parabiago (scheme).
Inv. No. A0.9.14264.
Milan, Civic Archaeological Museum.
11. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with scenes of the myth of Prometheus and the creation of man.
Marble.
4th cent. CE.
Inv. No. 6705.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
12. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with scenes of the myth of Prometheus and the creation of man (close-up).
Marble.
4th cent. CE.
Inv. No. 6705.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
13. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with scenes of the myth of Prometheus and the creation of man (close-up).
Marble.
4th cent. CE.
Inv. No. 6705.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
14. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Lenos shaped sarcophagus with Dionysus on a panther, also known as “Badminton sarcophagus”.
White marble. 260—270 CE.
Inv. No. 55.11.5.
New York, the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
15. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Lenos shaped sarcophagus with Dionysus on a panther, also known as “Badminton sarcophagus” (right side: Oceanus).
White marble. 260—270 CE.
Inv. No. 55.11.5.
New York, the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
16. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Marforio, colossal statue of river-god, restored as Oceanus.
Marble. 2nd century.
Inv. No. MC1.
Rome, Capitoline Museums, Palazzo Nuovo, Courtyard.
17. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus of a child with scenes of the myth of Prometheus and the creation of man.
Marble. 3rd cent. CE.
Inv. No. MC 329.
Rome, Capitoline Museums, Palazzo Nuovo, Hall of the Doves.
18. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus of a child with scenes of the myth of Prometheus and the creation of man (the front panel).
Marble. 3rd cent. CE.
Inv. No. MC 329.
Rome, Capitoline Museums, Palazzo Nuovo, Hall of the Doves.
19. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Portrait of deceased in the shield surrounded by geniuses of death, Oceanus, Tellus, Achilles and Chiron. Relief with imago clipeata on the sarcophagus.
White marble. Second half of the 3rd century.
Rome, Roman National Museum, Baths of Diocletian.
20. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with clipeus portrait (imago clipeata) of the deceased.
White marble. Second half of the 3rd century CE.
Rome, Roman National Museum, Baths of Diocletian.