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. 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.
3. 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.
4. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Rome.
Theseus and Minotaur.
Fresco from Pompeii (Imperial Villa, oecus a).
Third style. 1st century CE.
Pompeii, Imperial Villa, oecus.