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. CERAMICS. Greece.
François vase.
Black-figured volute krater. Attic.
Ca. mid-6th cent. BCE.
Inv. No. 4209.
Florence, National Archaeological Museum.
6. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Etruria.
Sphinx.
“Boccaner’s tablets” from Caere (Cerveteri).
Ca. 550—530 BCE.
London, British Museum.
7. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Rome.
Wall fragment with architecture and Sphinx on black ground
50—79 CE.
Inv. No. 72.AG.78.7.
Los Angeles, John Paul Getty Museum, Getty Villa in Malibu.
8. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Sarcophagus with Dionysiac scenes (short-side panel with a sphynx representation).
Marble.
Graeco-Roman period.
Mystras, Metropolis.
9. 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.
10. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Artemis of Ephesus.
Alabaster, bronze.
Second half of the 2nd century CE.
Inv. No. 6278.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
11. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Artemis of Ephesus.
Alabaster, bronze.
Second half of the 2nd century CE.
Inv. No. 6278.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
12. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Rome.
Hippolytus and Phaedra.
Fresco from Pompeii.
Inv. No. 20620.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
13. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Rome.
Wall painting of the exedra or triclinium y, lower part of the south wall.
Fresco of the 4th style from Pompeii (House of the Bronzes, VII. 4. 59).
50—79 CE.
Painting by Vincenzo Loria (1850—1939).
1886.
Inv. No. 20879.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
14. 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.
15. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Rome.
Sacral landscape.
Fresco of the 4th style from Pompeii.
62—79 CE.
Inv. No. 9472.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum, Hall LXXIV.
16. 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”.
17. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Etruria.
Painting of Campana tomb.
7th century BCE.
From Veii, from the Campana Tomb.
Paris, Louvre Museum.
18. 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.
19. MOSAIC. Rome.
Mosaic depicting Anubis.
Late 2nd — early 3rd century CE.
Rimini, Civic Museum Luigi Tonini.
20. APPLIED ART. Etruria.
The Ficoroni Cista.
Bronze.
Late 4th century BCE.
Rome, National Etruscan Museum of Villa Julia.