THE GALLERY OF ANCIENT ART

Mythology in the Art | Roman mythology | Jupiter
21. 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.
22. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Rome.
Zeus and Cupid.
Fresco from Herculaneum.
1—37 CE.
Inv. No. 9553.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum, Hall LXVIII.
23. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Rome.
Zeus on the throne crowned by Nike.
62—79 CE.
Inv. No. 9551.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum, Hall LXXII.
24. 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.
25. SCULPTURE. Magna Graecia.
Seated statue of Zeus from Solunto.
Limestone, marble.
2nd—1st cent. BCE.
Palermo, Regional Archaeological Museum “Antonio Salinas”.
26. SCULPTURE. Magna Graecia.
Seated statue of Zeus from Solunto.
Limestone, marble.
2nd—1st cent. BCE.
Palermo, Regional Archaeological Museum “Antonio Salinas”.
27. SCULPTURE. Magna Graecia.
Seated statue of Zeus from Solunto.
Limestone, marble.
2nd—1st cent. BCE.
Palermo, Regional Archaeological Museum “Antonio Salinas”.
28. SCULPTURE. Magna Graecia.
Seated statue of Zeus from Solunto.
Limestone, marble.
2nd—1st cent. BCE.
Palermo, Regional Archaeological Museum “Antonio Salinas”.
29. 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).
30. 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).
31. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Rome.
Jupiter.
Fresco on the facade of the House of Venus and the Four Gods (IX. 7. 1).
1st cent. CE.
Pompeii, Archaeological Park, House of Venus and the Four Gods (IX. 7. 1).
32. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Altar relief with representation of members of gens Julia-Claudia (right part).
Marble.
42—43 CE.
Inv. No. 6.
Ravenna, National Museum, First cloister.
33. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus of a child with scenes of the myth of Prometheus and the creation of man.
Marble. 3rd cent. CE.
Inv. No. MC 329.
Rome, Capitoline Museums, Palazzo Nuovo, Hall of the Doves.
34. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus of a child with scenes of the myth of Prometheus and the creation of man (the front panel).
Marble. 3rd cent. CE.
Inv. No. MC 329.
Rome, Capitoline Museums, Palazzo Nuovo, Hall of the Doves.
35. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Relief dedicated to the gods of fatherland by pretorians of Gallia Belgica.
Marble. 246 CE.
Inv. No. NCE 477.
Rome, Capitoline Museums, Palazzo Senatorio.
36. SCULPTURE. Rome.
The Capitoline triad.
Marble. 2nd sentury CE.
Rome, Roman National Museum, Baths of Diocletian.
37. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Seated statue of Jupiter (so-called Jupiter Verospi).
Marble.
Dating: 80—100 CE (Spinola) / 3rd cent. CE (others scholars).
Only the upper part of the body is ancient, up to the legs; the arms, some parts of the face and of the hair and the rest of the body were integrated in the 18th century.
Inv. No. 671.
Rome, Vatican Museums, Pius-Clementine Museum, Gallery of the Busts, 77.
38. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Seated statue of Jupiter (so-called Jupiter Verospi).
Marble.
Dating: 80—100 CE (Spinola) / 3rd cent. CE (others scholars).
Only the upper part of the body is ancient, up to the legs; the arms, some parts of the face and of the hair and the rest of the body were integrated in the 18th century.
Inv. No. 671.
Rome, Vatican Museums, Pius-Clementine Museum, Gallery of the Busts, 77.
39. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Head of Jupiter from Otricoli.
Marble.
Roman copy after a Greek original from the 4th century BCE.
Inv. No. 257.
Rome, Vatican Museums, Pius-Clementine Museum, Round Room, 3.
40. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Colossal head of Jupiter from Otricoli.
Marble.
Roman copy after a Greek original from the 4th century BCE.
Inv. No. 257.
Rome, Vatican Museums, Pius-Clementine Museum, Round Room, 3.