THE GALLERY OF ANCIENT ART

Mythology in the Art | Roman mythology | Minerva
1. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Head of Athena.
Parian marble.
Roman copy of the Augustan age of a bronze work by Phidias known as Athena Lemnia.
Baiae, Archaeological Museum of Phlegraean Fields.
2. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Head of Athena.
Parian marble.
Roman copy of the Augustan age of a bronze work by Phidias known as Athena Lemnia.
Baiae, Archaeological Museum of Phlegraean Fields.
3. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Head of Athena.
Parian marble.
Roman copy of the Augustan age of a bronze work by Phidias known as Athena Lemnia.
Baiae, Archaeological Museum of Phlegraean Fields.
4. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Olympic gods awaiting the arrival of the emperor. From left to right: Hercules, Minerva, Bacchus, Jupiter, Ceres, Juno, Mercury.
Marble.
114—117 CE.
Benevento, Arch of Trajan.
5. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Olympic gods awaiting the arrival of the emperor. From left to right: Hercules, Minerva, Bacchus, Jupiter, Ceres, Juno, Mercury.
Marble.
114—117 CE.
Benevento, Arch of Trajan.
6. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Minerva.
Greek marble. 1st cent. CE.
Inv. No. MR 2.
Brescia, Santa Giulia Civic Museum.
7. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Minerva.
Greek marble. 1st cent. CE.
Inv. No. MR 2.
Brescia, Santa Giulia Civic Museum.
8. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Minerva.
Greek marble. Late 1st — early 2nd cent. CE.
Inv. No. MR 71.
Brescia, Santa Giulia Civic Museum.
9. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Minerva.
Greek marble. Late 1st — early 2nd cent. CE.
Inv. No. MR 71.
Brescia, Santa Giulia Civic Museum.
10. SCULPTURE. Rome.
A gravestone of a praetorian.
Marble.
3rd cent. CE.
Inv. No. 2574.
Fiesole, Municipal Archaeological Museum.
11. 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.
12. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Rome.
Reception of Heracles into the Assembly of Olympic gods in the presence of Hera, Athena, and Zeus as rainbow.
Fresco of the 4th style. 50—79 CE.
Herculaneum, Hall of the Augustals (VI, 24).
13. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with scenes of the myth of Prometheus and the creation of man.
Marble.
4th cent. CE.
Inv. No. 6705.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
14. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with scenes of the myth of Prometheus and the creation of man (close-up).
Marble.
4th cent. CE.
Inv. No. 6705.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
15. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with scenes of the myth of Prometheus and the creation of man (close-up).
Marble.
4th cent. CE.
Inv. No. 6705.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
16. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Rome.
Procession of the carpenters.
Fresco from Pompeii (VI, 7, 8).
1st cent. CE.
Inv. No. 8991.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
17. GLYPTICS. Greece.
Athena and Poseidon.
Cameo.
Sardonyx-onyx.
1st century BCE.
Inv. No. 25837.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
18. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with the contest between the Muses and the Sirens.
Marble. Roman. Third quarter of the 3rd cent. CE.
Inv. No. 10.104.
New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art.
19. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Statue of Hadrian.
Marble.
Ca. 149—153 CE after an original ca. 117 CE.
Inv. No. L 148.
Olympia, Archaeological Museum.
20. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Statue of Hadrian.
Marble.
Ca. 149—153 CE after an original ca. 117 CE.
Inv. No. L 148.
Olympia, Archaeological Museum.