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. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sitting Hermes.
Bronze.
Inv. No. 5625.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
5. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sitting Hermes.
Bronze.
Inv. No. 5625.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
6. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sitting Hermes.
Bronze.
Inv. No. 5625.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
7. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Rome.
Io, Argus and Hermes.
Fresco of the 4th style.
60—79 CE.
Inv. No. 9548.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
8. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Rome.
Origin of Rome.
Fresco from Pompeii.
35—45 CE.
Inv. No. s. n. (senza numero, no number).
Naples, National Archaeological Museum, Hall LXXIII.
9. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with scenes of the myth of Protesilaus and Laodamia.
Right side panel.
Marble. Late 2nd century CE.
Naples, Santa Chiara Church.
10. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with scenes of the myth of Protesilaus and Laodamia.
The frontal panel.
Marble. Late 2nd century CE.
Naples, Santa Chiara Church.
11. 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.
12. MOSAIC. Greece.
Dionysos’ childhood.
The house of Aion.
Middle of the 4th century CE.
Cyprus.
Paphos, Archaeological Park.
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. Nos. 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. Nos. 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. Nos. MR 238 / Ma 83.
Paris, Louvre Museum.
16. 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. Nos. MR 238 / Ma 83.
Paris, Louvre Museum.
17. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Hermes tying his sandal, so-called “Iason”.
Marble.
Roman copy after a Greek original by Lysippos of the 4th century BCE.
Inv. No. MR 238.
Paris, Louvre Museum.
18. 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.
19. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Funeral and honorific statue of Marcellus, represented as Hermes.
Greek marble. Ca. 20 BCE.
Inv. No. MR 315 (Ma 1207).
Paris, Louvre Museum.
20. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Funeral and honorific statue of Marcellus, represented as Hermes.
Greek marble. Ca. 20 BCE.
Height 1.80 m.
Inv. No. MR 315 (Ma 1207).
Paris, Louvre Museum.