THE GALLERY OF ANCIENT ART

Mythology in the Art | Roman mythology | Hercules
41. SCULPTURE. Magna Graecia.
A part of frieze from the Temple С in Selinuntum.
Compact limestone of Menfi.
540—510 BCE.
Palermo, Regional Archaeological Museum “Antonio Salinas”.
42. SCULPTURE. Magna Graecia.
Heracles carries the Cercopes hanging on a pole. Metopa from the Temple С in Selinuntum.
Compact limestone of Menfi.
540—510 BCE.
Palermo, Regional Archaeological Museum “Antonio Salinas”.
43. SCULPTURE. Magna Graecia.
Heracles fights against Amazon. Metopa from the eastern frieze of the Temple E in Selinuntum.
Limestone, marble.
460—450 BCE.
Palermo, Regional Archaeological Museum “Antonio Salinas”.
44. SCULPTURE. Magna Graecia.
Heracles fights against Amazon (a close-up). Metopa from the eastern frieze of the Temple E in Selinuntum.
Limestone, marble.
460—450 BCE.
Palermo, Regional Archaeological Museum “Antonio Salinas”.
45. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus depicting Heracles and Charon.
Marble.
3rd cent. CE.
Palermo, Regional Archaeological Museum “Antonio Salinas”.
46. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus depicting Heracles and Charon.
Marble.
3rd cent. CE.
Palermo, Regional Archaeological Museum “Antonio Salinas”.
47. TOREUTICS. Rome.
Patera of Rennes.
Gold. Early 3rd century CE.
Diameter 25 cm, weight 1375 g.
Inv. No. 56.94.
Paris, National Library of France, Cabinet of Medals.
48. 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 of France, Cabinet of Medals.
49. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Statue of Heracles.
Marble. Roman copy of the 1st cent. CE after a Greek original of the 4th cent. BCE.
Patras, New Archaeological Museum.
50. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Statue of Heracles.
Marble. Roman copy of the 1st cent. CE after a Greek original of the 4th cent. BCE.
Patras, New Archaeological Museum.
51. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Rome.
Young Heracles strangles the snakes.
Fresco of the Fourth style. 60—79 CE.
Pompeii, Archaeological Park, House of the Vettii (VI. 15. 1. n).
52. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Rome.
Hercules strangling the snakes before the eyes of Amphitryon and Alcmene. Fragment.
Fresco of the Fourth style. 60—79 CE.
Pompeii, Archaeological Park, House of the Vettii (VI. 15. 1. n).
53. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with Hercules and Cerberus at the gates if Hades.
Proconnesian marble. 2nd half of the 2nd century CE.
Inv. No. MC 1394.
Rome, Capitoline Museums, Centrale Montemartini Museum, III. 118.
54. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Statue of Hercules.
Gilded bronze.
2nd cent. BCE.
Inv. No. MC 1265.
Rome, Capitoline Museums, Palazzo dei Conservatori, Area of the temple of Jupiter Capitolinus.
55. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Statue of Hercules.
Gilded bronze.
2nd cent. BCE.
Inv. No. MC 1265.
Rome, Capitoline Museums, Palazzo dei Conservatori, Area of the temple of Jupiter Capitolinus.
56. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Statue of Hercules.
Gilded bronze.
2nd cent. BCE.
Inv. No. MC 1265.
Rome, Capitoline Museums, Palazzo dei Conservatori, Area of the temple of Jupiter Capitolinus.
57. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus strigilato.
Marble. Second half of the 3rd century.
Inv. No. MC 9.
Rome, Capitoline Museums, Palazzo Nuovo, Courtyard.
58. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus strigilato. Detail: scene of the hunt for an elk.
Marble. Second half of the 3rd century.
Inv. No. MC 9.
Rome, Capitoline Museums, Palazzo Nuovo, Courtyard.
59. SCULPTURE. Rome.
A boy as Hercules strangling the snake.
Parian marble.
Second half of the 2nd century CE.
Inv. No. MC 247.
Rome, Capitoline Museums, Palazzo Nuovo, Gallery.
60. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Front of columnar sarcophagus showing the Labours of Heracles and scenes of hunt. Frieze of a sarcophagus lid showing Amazons at the Trojan War. Acroteria.
Front wall: asiatic marble. 160 CE.
Lid: Italian marble. 2nd cent. CE.
Acroteria: asiatic marble.
Inv. Nos. 79 (front wall) / 80 (lid).
Rome, Museum and Gallery of Villa Borghese, Room II.