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Mythology in the Art | Greek mythology | Triton
1. SCULPTURE. Asia.
The sea god, Triton, son of Poseidon, with his mother, Amphitrite, fights against the giants.
West frieze of the northern projecting hall of the Pergamon Altar.
Marble.
Ca. 180—159 BCE.
Berlin, State Museums, Pergamon Museum.
2. SCULPTURE. Asia.
The sea god, Triton, son of Poseidon, with his mother, Amphitrite, fights against the giants.
West frieze of the northern projecting hall of the Pergamon Altar.
Marble.
Ca. 180—159 BCE.
Berlin, State Museums, Pergamon Museum.
3. SCULPTURE. Asia.
The sea god, Triton, son of Poseidon, with his mother, Amphitrite, fights against the giants.
West frieze of the northern projecting hall of the Pergamon Altar.
Marble.
Ca. 180—159 BCE.
Berlin, State Museums, Pergamon Museum.
4. SCULPTURE. Asia.
The sea god, Triton, son of Poseidon, with his mother, Amphitrite, fights against the giants.
West frieze of the northern projecting hall of the Pergamon Altar.
Marble.
Ca. 180—159 BCE.
Berlin, State Museums, Pergamon Museum.
5. SCULPTURE. Asia.
Head known as the “Dying Alexander”.
Head — Parian marble, bust (modern work) — Luna marble.
Late 2nd cent. BCE.
Inv. No. 338 (1914).
Florence, Gallery of Uffizi.
6. MILITARY ART. Etruria.
Bronze helmet ornamented with a triton killing a warrior.
Image detail: triton killing a warrior.
Etruscan work. Mid-5th century BCE.
Florence, National Archaeological Museum.
7. ADORNMENTS. Greece.
Gold armband (one of a pair).
Greek work. Gold. Ca. 200 BCE.
Inv. No. 56.11.5.
New York, the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
8. ADORNMENTS. Greece.
Gold armband (one of a pair).
Greek work. Gold. Ca. 200 BCE.
Inv. No. 56.11.6.
New York, the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
9. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with representation of griffins.
Marble. 2nd cent. CE.
Ostia, Archaeological Museum.
10. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with representation of marine thiasos and a head of Poseidon.
Marble. 2nd—3rd cent. CE.
Ostia, Archaeological Museum.
11. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with bust of the deceased in a shell and a scene of marine thiasos.
Marble. 3rd cent. CE.
Inv. No. C 16 est.
Pisa, Camposanto Monumentale.
12. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with bust of the deceased in an oval medallion and a scene of marine thiasos.
Marble. 3rd cent. CE.
Inv. No. A 9 est.
Pisa, Camposanto Monumentale.
13. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with a portrait of the deceased in a shell held by two centauro-tritons.
White marble.
Rome, 2nd century CE.
Rome, Church of San Crisogono.
14. CERAMICS. Greece.
Heracles and nemean lion; Heracles and Triton.
Black-figure hydria. Attic.
Manner of Antimenes Painter.
Clay. Carving, white paint. 520—500 BCE.
Inscription on the body: ΗΡΑΚΕΣ
Inv. No. Б. 1516.
Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum.
15. SCULPTURE. Southern Italy.
Sarcophagus with busts of the deceased married couple in a clipeus and a scene of marine thiasos.
Marble. Second half of the 3rd cent. CE.
Salerno, Cathedral.
16. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with a bust of the deceased in a shell and a scene of marine thiasos.
Marble. 3rd century CE.
Verona, Museum-Lapidarium of Maffei.
17. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with a bust of the deceased in a shell and a scene of marine thiasos (a detail).
Marble. 3rd century CE.
Verona, Museum-Lapidarium of Maffei.
18. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with a bust of the deceased in a shell and a scene of marine thiasos (a detail).
Marble. 3rd century CE.
Verona, Museum-Lapidarium of Maffei.
19. GLYPTICS. Rome.
Augustus ruling a chariot drawn by tritons.
Cameo. Sardonyx. 27 BCE.
Setting: gold, enamel. 1600 CE.
Inv. No. IXa 56.
Vienna, Museum of Art History.
20. GLYPTICS. Rome.
Augustus ruling a chariot drawn by tritons.
Cameo.
Sardonyx. 27 BCE.
Setting: gold, enamel. 1600 CE.
Inv. No. IXa 56.
Vienna, Museum of Art History.