THE GALLERY OF ANCIENT ART

Glyptics | Rome | Intaglios
1. GLYPTICS. Greece.
Head of Zeus from Olympia.
Cornelian. Second quarter of the 2nd century BCE.
Berlin, State Museums, Collection of Classical Antiquities.
2. GLYPTICS. Rome.
Tiberius.
Layered carnelian.
14—37 CE.
Inv. No. 98.757.
Boston, Museum of Fine Arts.
3. GLYPTICS. Rome.
A ringstone with Roman carnelian with a male portrait.
Intaglio: carnelian, 1st cent. BCE — 1st cent. CE.
Ring: gold, modern work.
Christie’s Fine Art Auction House.
4. GLYPTICS. Rome.
Alexander the Great as Achilles.
Intaglio.
Glaze.
1st century BCE — 1st century CE.
Inv. Nos. 129432 / 158837.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
5. GLYPTICS. Rome.
Antoninus Pius.
2nd century CE.
Inv. No. 26088.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
6. GLYPTICS. Rome.
Apollo Citharaedus.
Intaglio. Cornelian. 1st century BCE — 1st century CE.
Inv. No. 26145.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
7. GLYPTICS. Rome.
Apollo, Marsyas and Olympus.
Intaglio. Carnelian.
1st century BCE — 1st century CE.
Attributed by the engraver Dioskourides.
Inv. No. 26051.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
8. GLYPTICS. Rome.
Intaglio “Emperor Commodus hunting”.
Onyx nicolo. Rome, ca. 190 CE.
Paris, National Library, Cabinet des Médailles.
9. GLYPTICS. Rome.
Intaglio “Goddess Roma holding Victory”.
Onyx nicolo. Rome, ca. 330 CE.
Paris, National Library, Cabinet des Médailles.
10. GLYPTICS. Rome.
Portrait of a noble lady. (Agrippina the Elder or Antonia the Younger?).
Intaglio.
Age of the early empire.
Inv. No. Med 6764.
Rome, Capitoline Museums, Palazzo Caffarelli-Clementino, Capitoline Coin Cabinet.
11. GLYPTICS. Rome.
Sacrifice by priestess near statuette of Apollo.
Intaglio.
Second half of the 1st cent. BCE.
Inv. No. Med 6763.
Rome, Capitoline Museums, Palazzo Caffarelli-Clementino, Capitoline Coin Cabinet.
12. GLYPTICS. Rome.
Athena Parthenos.
Intaglio. Red jasper.
1st century BCE.
Work of carver Aspasius.
Inv. No. 52382.
Rome, Roman National Museum, Palazzo Massimo alle Terme.
13. GLYPTICS. Rome.
Athena Parthenos.
Red jasper. Age of Augustus.
Work of carver Aspasius.
Rome, Roman National Museum, Palazzo Massimo alle Terme.