ANCIENT ART
MYTHOLOGY IN THE ART | Roman mythology | Tellus
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1. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Front panel of sarcophagus with a myth of Selene and Endymion (detail).
Parian marble. Mid-2nd century CE.
Inv. No. 6758.
Mantua, Ducal Palace.
2. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Front panel of sarcophagus with a myth of Selene and Endymion.
Parian marble. Mid-2nd century CE.
Inv. No. 6758.
Mantua, Ducal Palace.
3. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with scenes of life of a roman military officer.
Marble. 2nd century CE.
Mantua, Ducal Palace.
4. TOREUTICS. Rome.
Patera from Parabiago (scheme).
Inv. No. A0.9.14264.
Milan, Civic Archaeological Museum.
5. TOREUTICS. Rome.
Patera from Parabiago.
Silver with traces of guilding. Second half of the 4th century.
Inv. No. A0.9.14264.
Milan, Civic Archaeological Museum.
6. TOREUTICS. Rome.
Patera from Parabiago. Detail: Oceanus, Thetys, Tellus and the fous seasons.
Silver with traces of guilding. Second half of the 4th century.
Inv. No. A0.9.14264.
Milan, Civic Archaeological Museum.
7. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with flying Victories holding a portrait medallion of the deceased.
White-yellowish marble. Second quarter of the 3rd century CE.
Inv. No. II 1a 761.
Moscow, the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts.
8. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with a myth of Selene and Endymion.
Marble. Mid-2nd century CE.
L. ca. 2 m, H. 0.9 m.
Inv. No. 111070.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
9. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Lenos shaped sarcophagus with Dionysus on a panther, also known as “Badminton sarcophagus.”
White marble. 260—270 CE.
86.4 × 215.9 × 92.1 cm.
Inv. No. 55.11.5.
New York, the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
10. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Lenos shaped sarcophagus with Dionysus on a panther, also known as “Badminton sarcophagus.” Close-up: Tellus.
White marble. 260—270 CE.
Inv. No. 55.11.5.
New York, the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
11. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Lenos shaped sarcophagus with Dionysus on a panther, also known as “Badminton sarcophagus” (left side: Tellus).
White marble. 260—270 CE.
Inv. No. 55.11.5.
New York, the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
12. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with a myth of Selene and Endymion. Left end relief.
Marble. Early 3rd cent. CE.
Inv. No. 47.100.4a.
New York, the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
13. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with flying erotes holding a portrait medallion of the deceased.
Marble. Ca. 190—200 CE.
Inv. No. 56.145.
New York, the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
14. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with flying erotes holding a portrait medallion of the deceased. Detail.
Marble. Ca. 190—200 CE.
Inv. No. 56.145.
New York, the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
15. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with a myth of Selene and Endymion (front panel).
Marble. Ca. 235 CE.
Inv. No. Ma 1335.
Paris, Louvre Museum.
16. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with a myth of Selene and Endymion.
Marble. Ca. 235 CE.
L. 209 cm, H. 95 cm, B. 61 cm.
Inv. No. Ma 1335.
Paris, Louvre Museum.
17. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with a myth of Selene and Endymion.
Marble. Sarcophagus: beginning of 3rd cent. CE. Lid: mid-2nd cent. CE.
Inv. No. MC 725.
Rome, Capitoline Museums, Palazzo dei Conservatori.
18. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with a myth of Selene and Endymion. Front panel.
Marble. Beginning of the 3rd cent. CE.
Inv. No. MC 725.
Rome, Capitoline Museums, Palazzo dei Conservatori.
19. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with a myth of Selene and Endymion.
Front panel.
Marble.
L. 252 cm; H. 132 cm; D. 120 cm.
First half of the 3rd cent. CE.
Rome, Doria Pamphilj Gallery.
20. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Panel of Tellus (close-up).
Left part of the east facade of the Ara Pacis Augustae (upper panel).
Marble.
Rome, Museum of the Altar of Augustan Peace (Ara Pacis Augustae).
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