THE GALLERY OF ANCIENT ART

Mythology in the Art | Greek mythology | Cerberus
1. SCULPTURE. Etruria.
Interior of the Tomb of the Reliefs.
Tuff covered with stucco.
4th century BCE.
Cerveteri, Necroplois of Banditaccia, Tomb of the Reliefs.
2. SCULPTURE. Etruria.
Interior of the Tomb of the Reliefs.
4th century BCE.
Cerveteri, Necroplois of Banditaccia, Tomb of the Reliefs.
3. CERAMICS. Southern Italy.
Volute-krater depicting the journey of Orpheus to the Underworld.
Red-figured volute-krater. Apulia.
Attributed to The Underworld Painter (by Trendall).
Clay. Ca. 330—310 BCE.
Munich, State Antique Collection.
4. CERAMICS. Southern Italy.
Volute-krater depicting the journey of Orpheus to the Underworld. Detail: Hermes, Heracles and Cerberus, Hecate.
Red-figured volute-krater. Apulia.
Attributed to The Underworld Painter.
Clay. Ca. 330—310 BCE.
Munich, State Antique Collection.
5. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus depicting Heracles and Charon.
Marble.
3rd cent. CE.
Palermo, Regional Archaeological Museum “Antonio Salinas”.
6. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus depicting Heracles and Charon.
Marble.
3rd cent. CE.
Palermo, Regional Archaeological Museum “Antonio Salinas”.
7. CERAMICS. Greece.
Heracles bringing Cerberus to Eurystheus.
Caeretan hydria.
Clay.
520 BCE.
Paris, Louvre Museum.
8. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with Hercules and Cerberus at the gates if Hades.
Proconnesian marble. 2nd half of the 2nd century CE.
Inv. No. MC 1394.
Rome, Capitoline Museums, Centrale Montemartini Museum, III. 118.
9. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with a myth of Selene and Endymion. Frieze of the lid.
Luna marble. Mid-2nd cent. CE.
Inv. No. MC 725.
Rome, Capitoline Museums, Palazzo dei Conservatori.
10. GLYPTICS. Rome.
Heracles and Cerberus.
Sardonyx.
Roman. 1st century BCE — 1st century CE.
Workshop of Dioskourides.
Saint Petersburg, State Hermitage Museum.
11. PAINTING, GRAPHICS.
Odysseus in the Underworld.
Johann Georg Hiltensperger (1806—1890).
Wall panel, 1845—1848.
No. LVII.
Saint Petersburg, State Hermitage Museum, The Gallery of the History of Ancient Painting, 57.
12. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Front panel of a sarcophagus with a scene of abduction of Persephone by Hades.
Marble. Beginning of the 3rd cent. CE.
Inv. No. I 1126.
Vienna, Museum of Art History.