ANCIENT ART
MYTHOLOGY IN THE ART | Roman mythology | Amor
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1. CERAMICS. Rome.
Clay slab of the "Campana" type with representation of Silenus, Eros and Maenad.
Terracotta. Augustan age
Baia, Archaeological Museum of the Phlegraean Fields.
2. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Lenos-sarcophagus with representation of the triumph of Dionysus and shapes of lions (åðó right short side).
White (Asian?) marble. Second quarter of the 3rd cent. CE.
Baia, Archaeological Museum of the Phlegraean Fields.
3. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Lenos-sarcophagus with representation of the triumph of Dionysus and shapes of lions (åðó right short side).
White (Asian?) marble. Second quarter of the 3rd cent. CE.
Baia, Archaeological Museum of the Phlegraean Fields.
4. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Lenos-sarcophagus with representation of the triumph of Dionysus and shapes of lions.
White (Asian?) marble. Second quarter of the 3rd cent. CE.
Baia, Archaeological Museum of the Phlegraean Fields.
5. PAINTING, GRAPHIC ARTS. Rome.
The cupids decorating a tripod.
Fresco of the 4th style.
Herculaneum, Insula V, 17—18.
6. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Front panel of sarcophagus with a myth of Aphrodite and Adonis. Aphrodite comes to wounded Adonis (detail).
Parian marble. Late 2nd century CE.
Inv. No. 6734.
Mantua, Ducal Palace.
7. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Front panel of sarcophagus with a myth of Aphrodite and Adonis. Death of Adonis (detail).
Parian marble. Late 2nd century CE.
Inv. No. 6734.
Mantua, Ducal Palace.
8. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Front panel of sarcophagus with a myth of Selene and Endymion (detail).
Parian marble. Mid-2nd century CE.
Inv. No. 6758.
Mantua, Ducal Palace.
9. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Front panel of sarcophagus with a myth of Selene and Endymion (detail).
Parian marble. Mid-2nd century CE.
Inv. No. 6758.
Mantua, Ducal Palace.
10. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Front panel of sarcophagus with a myth of Selene and Endymion.
Parian marble. Mid-2nd century CE.
Inv. No. 6758.
Mantua, Ducal Palace.
11. SCULPTURE. Asia.
Sarcophagus with Eroses and garlands.
White marble. 2nd—3rd cent. CE. Asia Minor.
Inv. No. 204.
Milan, Poldi Pezzoli Museum.
12. SCULPTURE. Asia.
Sarcophagus with Eroses and garlands.
White marble. 2nd—3rd cent. CE. Asia Minor.
Inv. No. 204.
Milan, Poldi Pezzoli Museum.
13. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Central part of side 1 of sarcophagus with Dionysiañ scenes.
Marble. Ca. 210 CE.
Inv. No. II 1a 231.
Moscow, the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts.
14. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Central part of side 2 of sarcophagus with Dionysiañ scenes.
Marble. Ca. 210 CE.
Inv. No. II 1a 231.
Moscow, the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts.
15. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with flying Victories holding a portrait medallion of the deceased.
White-yellowish marble. Second quarter of the 3rd century CE.
Inv. No. II 1a 761.
Moscow, the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts.
16. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sleeping Ariadne on Naxos island. A close-up of side 1 of sarcophagus with Dionysiañ scenes.
Marble. Ca. 210 CE.
Inv. No. II 1a 231.
Moscow, the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts.
17. TOREUTICS. Rome.
A single-handed cup with with a chariot race of amors in the Circus Maximus.
Silver with traces of gilding. 1st century BCE—1st century CE.
H. 8 cm, d. 9.5 cm, weight 355 g.
Inv. No. 145510.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
18. TOREUTICS. Rome.
A single-handed cup with with a chariot race of amors in the Circus Maximus.
Silver with traces of gilding. 1st century BCE—1st century CE.
H. 8 cm, d. 9.5 cm, weight 355 g.
Inv. No. 145510.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
19. PAINTING, GRAPHIC ARTS. Rome.
Cupids and Psyche making sacrifices.
Fresco of the 4th style from Pompeii (House of the Bronzes, VII, 4, 59).
Inv. No. 20879.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
20. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Dionysus and Eros (close-up).
Marble. Roman copy of a Greek original.
2nd cent. CE.
Inv. No. 6307.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
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