THE GALLERY OF ANCIENT ART

Mythology in the Art | Greek mythology | Sphinx
1. SCULPTURE. Etruria.
Situla with reliefs on the surface.
Ivory.
Late 7th century BCE.
Baltimore (USA), Walters Art Museum.
2. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Olympic gods awaiting the arrival of the emperor. From left to right: Hercules, Minerva, Bacchus, Jupiter, Ceres, Juno, Mercury.
Marble.
114—117 CE.
Benevento, Arch of Trajan.
3. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Rome.
Sphinx.
Mid-1st century CE.
Castellammare di Stabia, Villa San Marco, cubiculum 57.
4. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Rome.
Oedipus and Sphinx.
Fresco of the 4th style. Mid-1st century CE.
Inv. No. 62450.
Castellammare di Stabia, Villa San Marco, atrium.
5. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Etruria.
Sphinx.
“Boccaner’s tablets” from Caere (Cerveteri).
Ca. 550—530 BCE.
London, British Museum.
6. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Sarcophagus with Dionysiac scenes (short-side panel with a sphynx representation).
Marble.
Graeco-Roman period.
Mystras, Metropolis.
7. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Artemis of Ephesus.
Alabaster, bronze.
Second half of the 2nd century CE.
Head, hands, and feet restored in bronze by Valadier (1762—1839); restoration in alabaster by Albacicni (1734—1813).
Inv. No. 6278.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
8. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Artemis of Ephesus.
Alabaster, bronze.
Second half of the 2nd century CE.
Inv. No. 6278.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
9. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Artemis of Ephesus.
Alabaster, bronze.
Second half of the 2nd century CE.
Inv. No. 6278.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
10. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Rome.
Hippolytus and Phaedra.
Fresco from Pompeii.
Inv. No. 20620.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
11. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Rome.
Sacral-idyllic scene before of the sanctuary of Cybele.
Fresco from Pompeii (VII. 6. 28).
25—45 CE.
Inv. No. 8845.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum, Hall LXXI.
12. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Rome.
Sacral landscape.
Fresco of the 4th style from Pompeii.
62—79 CE.
Inv. No. 9472.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum, Hall LXXIV.
13. SCULPTURE. Magna Graecia.
Sphinx. A so-called “Small metope” of the temple Y in Selinuntum.
Compact limestone of Menfi.
560—550 BCE.
Palermo, Regional Archaeological Museum “Antonio Salinas”.
14. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Etruria.
Painting of Campana tomb.
7th century BCE.
From Veii, from the Campana Tomb.
Paris, Louvre Museum.
15. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with scenes from the myth of Meleager (side panel).
Marble.
Roman work ca. 180 CE.
Inv. No. Ma 539.
Paris, Louvre Museum.
16. MOSAIC. Rome.
Mosaic depicting Anubis.
Late 2nd — early 3rd century CE.
Rimini, Civic Museum Luigi Tonini.
17. APPLIED ART. Etruria.
The Ficoroni Cista.
Bronze.
Late 4th century BCE.
Rome, National Etruscan Museum of Villa Julia.
18. GLYPTICS. Rome.
Athena Parthenos.
Intaglio. Red jasper.
1st century BCE.
Work by the carver Aspasius.
Inv. No. 52382.
Rome, Roman National Museum, Palazzo Massimo alle Terme.
19. SCULPTURE. Etruria.
Sarcophagus from the “Tomb of the Sarcophagi”, from Cerveteri.
Limestone.
End of the 5th — beginning of the 4th century BCE.
Rome, Vatican Museums.
20. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Roma among the armour and the weapons seeing Antoninus Pius and Faustina off. Fragment of relief on the front face of the pedestal of the Antoninus Pius’ column.
White Italian marble.
161 CE.
Inv. No. 5115.
Rome, Vatican Museums, Cortile delle Corazze.