ANCIENT ART
MYTHOLOGY IN THE ART | Roman mythology | Hercules
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1. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Heracles?
Large-grained white marble. 1st century CE.
Inv. No. 1839.
Copenhagen, New Carlsberg Glyptotek.
2. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Heracles?
Large-grained white marble. 1st century CE.
Inv. No. 1839.
Copenhagen, New Carlsberg Glyptotek.
3. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Heracles?
Large-grained white marble. 1st century CE.
Height 36 cm.
Inv. No. 1839.
Copenhagen, New Carlsberg Glyptotek.
4. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Heracles Farnese.
Italic marble. Roman copy of 2nd cent. CE after a bronze model of the 4th century BCE.
Inv. No. 138 (inv. 1914).
Florence, Gallery of Uffizi.
5. PAINTING, GRAPHIC ARTS. Rome.
Reception of Heracles into the Assembly of Olympic gods in the presence of Hera, Athena, and Zeus as rainbow.
Fourth style. 5079 CE.
Herculaneum, Hall of the Augustals (VI, 24).
6. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Campana plaque showing palaestra.
Terracotta, traces of paint. 1st cent CE.
Inv. No. AT 3700.
Moscow, the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts.
7. GLYPTICS. Rome.
Head of Hercules.
Cameo. Sardonyx-onyx. 27 BCE 14 CE.
Inv. No. 25851.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
8. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Bust of a youth.
Marble. Roman copy of the 1st or 2nd cent. CE of a head of a Greek statue of the 4th cent. BCE.
Inv. No. 15.143.
New York, the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
9. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Bust of a youth.
Marble. Roman copy of the 1st or 2nd cent. CE of a head of a Greek statue of the 4th cent. BCE.
Inv. No. 15.143.
New York, the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
10. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Head of Heracles.
Marble.
Roman copy of the 1st cent. CE after a Greek original of the second half of the 4th cent. BCE attributed to Lysippos.
Inv. No. 27.122.18.
New York, the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
11. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Head of Heracles.
Marble.
Roman copy of the 1st cent. CE after a Greek original of the second half of the 4th cent. BCE attributed to Lysippos.
Inv. No. 27.122.18.
New York, the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
12. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Head of Heracles.
Marble.
Roman copy of the 1st cent. CE after a Greek original of the second half of the 4th cent. BCE attributed to Lysippos.
Inv. No. 27.122.18.
New York, the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
13. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Slab with reliefs of Mars and Hercules
.
3rd century CE.
Northumberland (England), Alnwick Castle.
14. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Head of Herackes.
Detail of metope of the Temple of Zeus at Olympia (Heracles, Athena, and Atlas).
Marble. 60s of the 5th century BCE.
Olympia, Archaeological Museum.
15. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Heracles, Athena, and Atlas.
Metope of the Temple of Zeus at Olympia.
Marble. 60s of the 5th century BCE.
Olympia, Archaeological Museum.
16. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Votive relief to Heracles dedicated by the haruspex C. Fulvius Salvis.
Limestone. 7065 BCE.
Inv. No. 157.
Ostia, Archaeological Museum.
17. TOREUTICS. Rome.
Patera of Rennes (central tondo).
Gold. Early 3rd century CE.
Diameter 25 cm, weight 1375 g.
Inv. No. 56.94.
Paris, National Library, Cabinet des Médailles.
18. TOREUTICS. Rome.
Patera of Rennes.
Gold. Early 3rd century CE.
Diameter 25 cm, weight 1375 g.
Inv. No. 56.94.
Paris, National Library, Cabinet des Médailles.
19. PAINTING, GRAPHIC ARTS. Rome.
Hercules strangling the snakes before the eyes of Amphitryon and Alcmene. Fragment.
Fresco from the exedra of House of the Vettii in Pompeii.
6079 CE.
Pompeii, House of the Vettii.
20. PAINTING, GRAPHIC ARTS. Rome.
Young Heracles, strangling the snakes.
Fresco.
6079 CE.
Pompeii, House of the Vettii.
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