THE GALLERY OF ANCIENT ART

Mythology in the Art | Greek mythology | Centaurs
21. SCULPTURE. Etruria.
Cinerary urn of Aule Cacni with a scene of a battle between the centaurs and the Greeks.
Travertine. 2nd century BCE.
Inv. No. Com. 5.
Perugia, National Archaeological Museum of Umbria.
22. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Oscillum. Front side with a centaur.
White marble.
First half of the 1st cent. CE.
Inv. No. 55403.
Pompeii, Archaeological Park.
23. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Portrait of deceased in the shield surrounded by geniuses of death, Oceanus, Tellus, Achilles and Chiron. Relief with imago clipeata on the sarcophagus.
White marble. Second half of the 3rd century.
Rome, Roman National Museum, Baths of Diocletian.
24. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with clipeus portrait (imago clipeata) of the deceased.
White marble. Second half of the 3rd century CE.
Rome, Roman National Museum, Baths of Diocletian.
25. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with Dionysiac ceremonial procession (thyasos)
Luni marble.
160—180 CE.
Inv. No. 128577.
Rome, Roman National Museum, Baths of Diocletian.
26. 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.
27. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Centauromachia.
Relief on a sarcophagus.
Roman work of the 2nd century.
Inv. No. 290.
Rome, Vatican Museums, Pius-Clementine Museum, Room of the Muses, 53.
28. MOSAIC. Rome.
Detail of the floor mosaic.
3rd century CE.
Rome, Vatican Museums, Pius-Clementine Museum, Round Room, 2.
29. GLYPTICS. Egypt.
Dionysos on his chariot.
Sardonyx. Alexandria. 1st century BCE.
3.1 × 2.3 cm.
Saint Petersburg, State Hermitage Museum.
30. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Front panel of a sarcophagus with a dionysiac procession.
Marble. 3rd cent. CE.
Inv. No. A. 182.
Saint Petersburg, State Hermitage Museum.
31. CERAMICS. Greece.
Centauromachia.
Black-figure crater. Attic.
Golvol Group. Clay. Ca. 520 BCE.
Inv. No. Б. 1526.
Saint Petersburg, State Hermitage Museum.
32. GLYPTICS. Egypt.
Dionysos on his chariot, drawn by centaurs.
Sardonyx. 1st century BCE.
2.3 × 3.1 cm.
Inv. No. Ж 282.
Saint Petersburg, State Hermitage Museum.
33. GLYPTICS.
Centaur and Bacchante.
Giovanni Pichler (1734—1791).
Italy. Last quarter of the 18th century.
Cameo. Sardonyx, gold.
Inv. No. К-1813.
Saint Petersburg, State Hermitage Museum.
34. SCULPTURE. Southern Italy.
Dionysus sarcophagus with Centauri-clipeophori.
Luna marble. 220—270 CE.
Salerno, Cathedral.
35. SCULPTURE. Southern Italy.
Dionysus sarcophagus with Centauri-clipeophori.
Luna marble. 220—270 CE.
Salerno, Cathedral.
36. ADORNMENTS. Etruria.
A pair of Etruscan gold earrings.
Gold.
Late 4th — early 3rd cent. BCE.
Inv. Nos. ex L.1988.81.8—9 / ex L.66.36.2—3.
Sotheby’s Auction House, New York.
37. SCULPTURE. Etruria.
So-called stair slab (lastrone a scala) with relief frieze.
Nenfro.
580—570 BCE.
Inv. No. 70814.
Tarquinia, National Archaeological Museum.
38. SCULPTURE. Etruria.
So-called stair slab (lastrone a scala) with relief frieze.
Nenfro.
580—570 BCE.
Inv. No. 70814.
Tarquinia, National Archaeological Museum.
39. SCULPTURE. Etruria.
So-called stair slab (lastrone a scala) with relief frieze: scenes of ritual sex (?) and Hercle (Heracles) shooting a centaur.
Nenfro.
580—570 BCE.
Inv. No. 70814.
Tarquinia, National Archaeological Museum.