THE GALLERY OF ANCIENT ART

Mythology in the Art | Roman mythology | Genius | Genius of Death
1. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus depicting Heracles and Charon.
Marble.
3rd cent. CE.
Palermo, Regional Archaeological Museum “Antonio Salinas”.
2. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus depicting Heracles and Charon.
Marble.
3rd cent. CE.
Palermo, Regional Archaeological Museum “Antonio Salinas”.
3. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Apotheosis of Antoninus Pius and Faustina. Decursio relief, base of the Column of Antoninus Pius.
White Italian marble.
161 CE.
Inv. No. 5115.
Rome, Vatican Museums, Cortile delle Corazze.
4. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Antoninus Pius and Faustina on the wings of the Genius of Death. Fragment of relief on the front face of the pedestal of the Antoninus Pius’ column.
White Italian marble.
161 CE.
Inv. No. 5115.
Rome, Vatican Museums, Cortile delle Corazze.
5. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Lid of a sarcophagus of Paeus (Publius Aelius?) Myron and his family.
Marble.
3rd century CE.
Inv. No. 932.
Rome, Vatican Museums, Pius-Clementine Museum, Octagonal Court, Nord portico, 27.