THE GALLERY OF ANCIENT ART

Mythology in the Art | Greek mythology | Priapus
1. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Male bust (Dionysos? Plato? Dionysos-Plato? Priapus?).
Bronze.
49—25 BCE.
Inv. No. 5618.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
2. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Male bust (Dionysos? Plato? Dionysos-Plato? Priapus?).
Bronze.
49—25 BCE.
Inv. No. 5618.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
3. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Rome.
Paintress.
Fresco from Pompeii. 50—79 CE.
Inv. No. 9018.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
4. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Rome.
The girl draws the germ of Priapus on the plate, supported by the boy.
Fresco of the Fourth style from Pompeii. 50—79 CE.
Inv. No. 9018.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
5. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Rome.
Landscape.
Fresco from Herculaneum (Villa of the Papyri).
Inv. No. 9399.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
6. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with scenes of bacchanalia.
White marble. 140—160 CE.
Inv. No. 27710.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
7. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with scenes of bacchanalia (close-up).
White marble. 140—160 CE.
Inv. No. 27710.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
8. SCULPTURE. Rome.
A sarcophagus of a child with vintage scenes.
Luni (Carrara) marble.
2nd century CE.
Rome, National Museum of Palazzo Venezia.
9. APPLIED ART. Rome.
Sacral-idyllic landscape.
Stucco vault relief from the cubiculum B of a house beneath the Villa Farnesina.
Ca. 20 BCE.
Inv. No. 1037.
Rome, Roman National Museum, Palazzo Massimo alle Terme.
10. APPLIED ART. Rome.
Sacral-idyllic landscape.
Stucco vault relief from the cubiculum B of a house beneath the Villa Farnesina.
Ca. 20 BCE.
Inv. No. 1072.
Rome, Roman National Museum, Palazzo Massimo alle Terme.
11. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Decorative vase “Dionysus and his companions”. Detail: herm of Priapus.
Marble. 2nd century CE.
Inv. No. A 111.
Saint Petersburg, State Hermitage Museum.
12. GLYPTICS. Egypt.
Sacrifice to Priapos.
Sardonyx. 1st century BCE.
1.7 × 2.7 cm.
Inv. No. Ж 281.
Saint Petersburg, State Hermitage Museum.
13. GLYPTICS. Egypt.
Sacrifice to Priapos.
Sardonyx.
Alexandria. 1st century BCE.
Inv. No. Ж 281.
Saint Petersburg, State Hermitage Museum.
14. SCULPTURE. Magna Graecia.
Statue of Priapus.
Limestone.
Second half of 3rd cent. BCE.
Syracuse, Regional Archaeological Museum “Paolo Orsi”.
15. SCULPTURE. Magna Graecia.
Statue of Priapus.
Limestone.
Second half of 3rd cent. BCE.
Syracuse, Regional Archaeological Museum “Paolo Orsi”.
16. SCULPTURE. Magna Graecia.
Statue of Priapus.
Limestone.
Second half of 3rd cent. BCE.
Syracuse, Regional Archaeological Museum “Paolo Orsi”.
17. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Dancing maenad. Oscillum.
Marble.
Late 1st century CE.
Inv. No. I 38.
Vienna, Museum of Art History.