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Mythology in the Art | Roman mythology | Roma
1. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Relief “Aeterna Roma”.
Marble. Mid-2nd century CE.
Baiae, Archaeological Museum of Phlegraean Fields.
2. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Relief “Aeterna Roma” (close-up).
Marble. Mid-2nd century CE.
Baiae, Archaeological Museum of Phlegraean Fields.
3. GLYPTICS. Rome.
Intaglio “Goddess Roma holding Victory”.
Onyx nicolo. Rome, ca. 330 CE.
Paris, National Library, Cabinet des Médailles.
4. ARCHITECTURE. Rome.
Arch of Janus in the Velabrum — Forum Boarium.
Travertine.
Keystone of an arch.
4th cent. CE.
Rome.
5. SCULPTURE. Rome.
The triumph of Marcus Aurelius (close-up). Relief panel from a triumphal arch (presumably).
Marble. 177—180 CE.
Rome, Capitoline Museums, Palazzo dei Conservatori.
6. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Hadrian’s Adventus to Rome. Relief panel from an honorary arch at piazza Sciarra (presumably).
Marble. 134—138 CE.
Inv. No. MC 810.
Rome, Capitoline Museums, Palazzo dei Conservatori, Main staircase.
7. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Hadrian’s Adventus to Rome (close-up). Relief panel from an honorary arch at piazza Sciarra (presumably).
Marble. 134—138 CE.
Inv. No. MC 810.
Rome, Capitoline Museums, Palazzo dei Conservatori, Main staircase.
8. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Vespasian’s and young Domitian’s victorious return from the Civil War in 69 AD. Relief B from Palazzo Cancelleria in Rome.
Plaster cast. Original — Luna marble. 81—96 CE.
Rome, Palazzo della Cancelleria Apostolica.
9. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Departure of the emperor from Rome for a military campain (profectio). Relief A from Palazzo Cancelleria in Rome.
Plaster cast. Original: Luna marble, 81—96 CE.
Rome, Palazzo della Cancelleria Apostolica.
10. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Rome.
“Barberini goddess”.
4th century.
Inv. No. 124506.
Rome, Roman National Museum.
11. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Apotheosis of Antoninus Pius and Faustina. Decursio relief, base of the Column of Antoninus Pius.
White Italian marble.
161 CE.
Inv. No. 5115.
Rome, Vatican Museums, Cortile delle Corazze.
12. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Departure of the emperor from Rome for a military campain (profectio). Relief A from Palazzo Cancelleria in Rome.
Luna marble. 81—96 CE.
Rome, Vatican Museums, Gregorian Profane Museum.
13. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Departure of the emperor from Rome for a military campain (profectio). Detail: the emperor Nerva (reworked Domitian). Relief A from Palazzo Cancelleria in Rome.
Luna marble. 81—96 CE.
Rome, Vatican Museums, Gregorian Profane Museum.
14. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Departure of the emperor from Rome for a military campain (profectio). Detail: Roma. Relief A from Palazzo Cancelleria in Rome.
Luna marble. 81—96 CE.
Rome, Vatican Museums, Gregorian Profane Museum.
15. GLYPTICS. Rome.
Roma.
Glass. Rome. 1st century.
2.9 × 1.6 cm.
Saint Petersburg, State Hermitage Museum.
16. GLYPTICS. Rome.
“The Gemma Augustea”.
Onyx. Ca. 12—7 BCE.
Vienna, Museum of Art History.
17. GLYPTICS. Rome.
“The Gemma Augustea”.
Onyx. Ca. 12—7 BCE.
Vienna, Museum of Art History.
18. GLYPTICS. Rome.
“The Gemma Augustea”. The upper register.
Onyx. Ca. 12—7 BCE.
Vienna, Museum of Art History.
19. GLYPTICS. Rome.
“The Gemma Augustea”. The lower register.
Onyx. Ca. 12—7 BCE.
Vienna, Museum of Art History.