THE GALLERY OF ANCIENT ART

Mythology in the Art
1. CERAMICS. Southern Italy.
Aeneas’ escape with old-aged Anchises from Troy.
Image on the attic vase (lekythos) from Gela.
5th century BCE.
Museum of Archaeology.
2. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Antefix in the form of the head of Medusa Gorgon from Capua.
6th century BCE.
Campania.
3. SCULPTURE. Greece.
“Athena and Marsyas”. Reconstruction.
4. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Campana relief.
Terracotta.
1st century CE.
5. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Figure of the bronze statue of Mars from Crustumerium.
6th century BCE.
6. CERAMICS.
Guests on the symposium.
From a painting on a vase.
7. CERAMICS. Greece.
Gymnastic exercises of ephebes.
Red-figure vase.
Clay.
8. PAINTING, GRAPHICS.
Horses of Neptune.
Walter Cran (1845—1915).
1892.
9. PAINTING, GRAPHICS.
Neptune on the waters.
Losenko Anton (1737—1773).
Early 1760s.
10. PAINTING, GRAPHICS.
The apparition of a snake during Aeneas’ sacrifice at the tomb of Anchises.
Engraving by Jean Baptiste Raphael Urbain Massard (1775—1843), 1798.
11. CERAMICS. Greece.
The victorious sacrifice.
12. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Etruria.
Tuchulcha, the demon of the underworld.
Etruscan funeral picture.
4th—3rd centuries BCE.
13. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Funeral monument set by Sextus Titius Primus (right side).
Marble.
1st cent. CE.
Ancona, National Archaeological Museum of Marche.
14. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with scenes of marine thiasos.
Marble.
3rd cent. CE.
Ancona, National Archaeological Museum of Marche.
15. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with scenes of marine thiasos (the front relief).
Marble.
3rd cent. CE.
Ancona, National Archaeological Museum of Marche.
16. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with scenes of the myth of Medea.
White marble.
Mid-2nd cent. CE.
Inv. No. 907.
Ancona, National Archaeological Museum of Marche.
17. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Scenes of the myth of Medea. Front panel of sarcophagus.
Marble.
Mid-2nd cent. CE.
Inv. No. 907.
Ancona, National Archaeological Museum of Marche.
18. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Altar.
Marble. Augustan Age.
Arezzo, Civic Archaeological Museum.
19. ARCHITECTURE. Greece.
South-western corner of the Parthenon with a metope. The fight between the Centaur and the Lapith.
Marble. 430s BCE.
Athens.
20. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Greek fighting Amazon (scene of Amazonomachia).
Neo-Attic relief panel.
Marble.
Mid-2nd cent. CE.
Athens, Archaeological Museum of Piraeus.