THE GALLERY OF ANCIENT ART

Mythology in the Art | Greek mythology | Silenuses
41. SCULPTURE. Rome.
One from three telamones representing Silenuses on their knees.
White marble. End of 1st — beginning of the 2nd century CE.
Rome, Roman National Museum, Baths of Diocletian.
42. SCULPTURE. Rome.
One of the three telamones representing Silenuses on their knees.
White marble. End of the 1st — beginning of the 2nd century CE.
Rome, Roman National Museum, Baths of Diocletian.
43. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with Dionysiac ceremonial procession (thyasos)
Luni marble.
160—180 CE.
Inv. No. 128577.
Rome, Roman National Museum, Baths of Diocletian.
44. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Front panel of a sarcophagus with a dionysiac procession.
White marble. Beginning of the 3rd cent. CE.
Inv. No. 326137.
Rome, Roman National Museum, Baths of Diocletian.
45. APPLIED ART. Rome.
Ritual lighting of torches from the altar.
Stucco vault relief from the cubiculum B of a house beneath the Villa Farnesina.
Ca. 20 BCE.
Inv. No. 1037.
Rome, Roman National Museum, Palazzo Massimo alle Terme.
46. APPLIED ART. Rome.
Initiation into the Mysteries.
Stucco vault relief from the cubiculum B of a house beneath the Villa Farnesina.
Ca. 20 BCE.
Inv. No. 1072.
Rome, Roman National Museum, Palazzo Massimo alle Terme.
47. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Statue of Silenus.
Marble. Roman copy of the imperial era after a Hellenistic original.
Inv. No. 323.
Rome, Vatican Museums, Pius-Clementine Museum, Room of the Muses, 69.
48. GLYPTICS. Rome.
Comic mask of Silenus.
Sardonyx.
1st century.
Saint Petersburg, State Hermitage Museum.
49. GLYPTICS. Rome.
The childhood of Bacchus.
Sardonyx. Roman, 3rd centuries.
2.0 × 2.4 cm.
Saint Petersburg, State Hermitage Museum.
50. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Cippus of freedmen Scantius Olimpus and Scantia Agela.
Roman work. Marble.
2nd century CE.
Inv. No. A.108.
Saint Petersburg, State Hermitage Museum.
51. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Cippus of freedmen Scantius Olimpus and Scantia Agela (front relief).
Roman work. Marble.
2nd century CE.
Inv. No. A.108.
Saint Petersburg, State Hermitage Museum.
52. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Cippus of freedmen Scantius Olimpus and Scantia Agela (left side).
Roman work. Marble.
2nd century CE.
Inv. No. A.108.
Saint Petersburg, State Hermitage Museum.
53. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Cippus of freedmen Scantius Olimpus and Scantia Agela (right side).
Roman work. Marble.
2nd century CE.
Inv. No. A.108.
Saint Petersburg, State Hermitage Museum.
54. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Decorative vase “Dionysus and his companions” (a close-up of the frieze relief).
Marble.
2nd century CE.
Inv. No. A 111.
Saint Petersburg, State Hermitage Museum.
55. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Front panel of a sarcophagus with a dionysiac procession.
Marble. 3rd cent. CE.
Inv. No. A. 182.
Saint Petersburg, State Hermitage Museum.
56. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Bust of Silenus. Decoration of the hub of the burial chariot.
Bronze. Thrace.
Late 2nd — early 3rd cent. CE.
Inv. No. В. 870.
Saint Petersburg, State Hermitage Museum.
57. SCULPTURE. Asia.
Relief with the image of Kybele.
Terracotta.
2nd century BCE. Asia Minor.
Height 24.5 cm, width 17.8 cm.
Inv. No. Г. 406.
Saint Petersburg, State Hermitage Museum.
58. SCULPTURE. Rome.
The Piranesi vase.
Etching by Giovanni Battista Piranesi.
Inv. No. ГР-3023.
Saint Petersburg, State Hermitage Museum.
59. SCULPTURE. Rome.
The Piranesi vase.
Marble.
Ancient parts — 1st cent. BCE — 1st cent. CE. Composition by G. B. Piranesi — second half of the 18th cent.
Inv. Nos. ГР-3023 / А. 121.
Saint Petersburg, State Hermitage Museum.
60. SCULPTURE. Rome.
The Piranesi vase (close-up).
Marble.
Ancient parts — 1st cent. BCE — 1st cent. CE. Composition by G. B. Piranesi — second half of the 18th cent.
Inv. Nos. ГР-3023 / А. 121.
Saint Petersburg, State Hermitage Museum.