THE GALLERY OF ANCIENT ART

Mythology in the Art | Roman mythology | Mercury
1. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Campana relief.
Terracotta.
1st century CE.
2. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with a scene of the rape of Persephone (the front side).
Fine-grained marble (possibly Italic).
160—180 CE.
Inv. No. 86.
Florence, Uffizi Gallery.
3. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with a scene of the rape of Persephone (the left short side panel).
Fine-grained marble (possibly Italic).
160—180 CE.
Inv. No. 86.
Florence, Uffizi Gallery.
4. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Rome.
Io, Argus and Hermes.
Fresco of the 4th style.
60—79 CE.
Inv. No. 9548.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
5. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sitting Hermes.
Bronze.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
6. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sitting Hermes.
Bronze.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
7. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sitting Hermes.
Bronze.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
8. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with scenes of the myth of Protesilaus and Laodamia.
Right side panel.
Marble. Late 2nd century CE.
Naples, Santa Chiara Church.
9. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with scenes of the myth of Protesilaus and Laodamia.
The frontal panel.
Marble. Late 2nd century CE.
Naples, Santa Chiara Church.
10. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with scenes of the myth of Protesilaus and Laodamia. “Laodamia meets Protesilaus”.
The front panel.
Marble. Late 2nd century CE.
Naples, Santa Chiara Church.
11. MOSAIC. Greece.
Dionysos’ childhood.
The house of Aion.
Middle of the 4th century CE.
Cyprus.
Paphos, Archaeological Park.
12. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Hermes fastening his sandal, so-called “Cincinnatus”.
Pentelic marble. Roman copy of the 2nd cent. CE after a Greek original by Lysippos of the 4th century BCE.
Inv. No. MR 238 / Ma 83.
Paris, Louvre Museum.
13. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Hermes fastening his sandal, so-called “Cincinnatus”.
Pentelic marble. Roman copy of the 2nd cent. CE after a Greek original by Lysippos of the 4th century BCE.
Inv. No. MR 238 / Ma 83.
Paris, Louvre Museum.
14. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Hermes fastening his sandal, so-called “Cincinnatus”.
Pentelic marble. Roman copy of the 2nd cent. CE after a Greek original by Lysippos of the 4th century BCE.
Inv. No. MR 238 / Ma 83.
Paris, Louvre Museum.
15. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Hermes fastening his sandal, so-called “Cincinnatus”.
Pentelic marble. Roman copy of the 2nd cent. CE after a Greek original by Lysippos of the 4th century BCE.
Inv. No. MR 238 / Ma 83.
Paris, Louvre Museum.
16. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Judgement of Paris (a close-up of a lid of sarcophagus with a myth of Selene and Endymion).
Marble.
Ca. 235 CE.
Inv. No. Ma 1335.
Paris, Louvre Museum.
17. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with a scene of the rape of Proserpina (the front side).
Marble. 200—220 CE.
Inv. No. A 10 int.
Pisa, Camposanto Monumentale.
18. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Rome.
Punishment of Ixion.
Fresco from the picture gallery of House of the Vettii in Pompeii.
60—79 CE.
Pompeii, House of the Vettii (VI, 15, 1).
19. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with a myth of Selene and Endymion. Frieze of the lid.
Luna marble. Mid-2nd cent. CE.
Inv. No. MC 725.
Rome, Capitoline Museums, Palazzo dei Conservatori.
20. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Mercury.
Pentelic marble. After a Greek original of the early 4th century BCE.
The head is attached, legs and hands with attributes is modern.
Inv. No. MC 60.
Rome, Capitoline Museums, Palazzo Nuovo, Atrium.