ANCIENT ART
MYTHOLOGY IN THE ART | Greek mythology | Ariadne
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1. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Central part of side 1 of sarcophagus with Dionysiań scenes.
Marble. Ca. 210 CE.
Inv. No. II 1a 231.
Moscow, the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts.
2. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Central part of side 2 of sarcophagus with Dionysiań scenes.
Marble. Ca. 210 CE.
Inv. No. II 1a 231.
Moscow, the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts.
3. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Lenos shaped sarcophagus with Dionysias scenes (side 1).
Marble. Ca. 210 CE.
Inv. No. II 1a 231.
Moscow, the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts.
4. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sleeping Ariadne on Naxos island. A close-up of side 1 of sarcophagus with Dionysiań scenes.
Marble. Ca. 210 CE.
Inv. No. II 1a 231.
Moscow, the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts.
5. PAINTING, GRAPHIC ARTS. Rome.
Medallion depicting Paris and Ariadne.
Fresco from Pompeii.
Inv. No. 8988.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
6. PAINTING, GRAPHIC ARTS. Rome.
Dionysus and Ariadne.
Fresco of the early 4th style from Pompeii (House of the Gold Bracelet, VI 17, 42).
216 × 129 cm.
Inv. No. 41658.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum, .
7. PAINTING, GRAPHIC ARTS. Rome.
Dionysus and Ariadne.
Fresco of the early 4th style from Pompeii (House of the Gold Bracelet, VI 17, 42).
216 × 129 cm.
Inv. No. 41658.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum, .
8. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Ariadne abandoned by Theseus on the island of Naxos (close-up of sarcophagus with the myth of Theseus and Ariadne).
Marble. 130—150 CE.
Inv.N. 90.12a,b.
New York, the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
9. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Ariadne and Theseus at the entrance to the labyrinth (close-up of sarcophagus with the myth of Theseus and Ariadne).
Marble. 130—150 CE.
Inv.N. 90.12a,b.
New York, the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
10. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with garlands and the myth of Theseus and Ariadne.
Luni and Penthelic marble. 130—150 CE.
78.7 × 217.8 cm.
Inv.N. 90.12a,b.
New York, the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
11. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Borghese vase. Detail: Dionysus, Ariadne and dancing satyr.
Pentelic marble. Neo-attic work of the second half of the 1st century BCE.
Inv. No. MR 985 / Ma 86.
Paris, Louvre Museum.
12. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Dionysiac scene (a close-up of a lid of sarcophagus with a myth of Dionysus and Ariadne).
Marble. Ca. 235 CE.
Inv. No. Ma 1346.
Paris, Louvre Museum.
13. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with a myth of Dionysus and Ariadne (front panel).
Marble. Ca. 235 CE.
Inv. No. Ma 1346.
Paris, Louvre Museum.
14. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with a myth of Dionysus and Ariadne.
Marble. Ca. 235 CE.
L. 210 cm, H. 93 cm, B. 60 cm.
Inv. No. Ma 1346.
Paris, Louvre Museum.
15. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with Dionysus, Ariadne and Centauri-clipeophori (front panel).
Marble. Ca. 230 CE.
Paris, Louvre Museum.
16. TOREUTICS. Rome.
Patera of Rennes (central tondo).
Gold. Early 3rd century CE.
Diameter 25 cm, weight 1375 g.
Inv. No. 56.94.
Paris, National Library, Cabinet des Médailles.
17. TOREUTICS. Rome.
Patera of Rennes.
Gold. Early 3rd century CE.
Diameter 25 cm, weight 1375 g.
Inv. No. 56.94.
Paris, National Library, Cabinet des Médailles.
18. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Front panel of a sarcophagus with a dionysiac procession.
White marble. Beginning of the 3rd cent. CE.
Inv. No. 326137.
Rome, Roman National Museum, Baths of Diocletian.
19. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with Dionysiac ceremonial procession (thyasos)
Luni marble. 160—180 CE.
Inv. No. 128577.
Rome, Roman National Museum, Baths of Diocletian.
20. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sleeping Ariadne (close-up).
Phrygian marble. Roman copy after a model by the Pergamon school of the early 2nd century BCE.
Inv. No. 548.
Rome, Vatican Museums, Pius-Clementine Museum, Gallery of statues, 11.
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