THE GALLERY OF ANCIENT ART

Mythology in the Art | Greek mythology | Minotaur
1. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Theseus and Minotaur.
Bronze. Ca. 30 BCE.
Berlin, State Museums.
2. MOSAIC. Rome.
Fight of Theseus with Minotaur.
Mosaic from Chieti.
Inv. No. 10018.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
3. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Rome.
Theseus being honoured by the Athenians after killing the Minotaur.
Fresco from Pompeii (House of Gavius Rufus VII, 2, 16).
Inv. No. 9043.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
4. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with garlands and the myth of Theseus and Ariadne.
Luni and Penthelic marble.
130—150 CE.
Inv. No. 90.12 a, b.
New York, the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
5. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Theseus slaying the Minotaur (close-up of sarcophagus with the myth of Theseus and Ariadne).
Marble.
130—150 CE.
Inv. No. 90.12 a, b.
New York, the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
6. MOSAIC. Rome.
Fight of Theseus with Minotaur.
Floor mosaic in the exedra of the House of the Labyrinth in Pompeii.
1st century BCE.
Pompeii, House of the Labyrinth (VI, 11, 10, room 20).
7. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Rome.
Theseus and Minotaur.
Fresco from Pompeii (Imperial Villa, oecus a).
Third style. 1st century CE.
Pompeii, Imperial Villa, oecus.