ANCIENT ART
MYTHOLOGY IN THE ART | Greek mythology | Sphinx
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1. PAINTING, GRAPHIC ARTS. Etruria.
Sphinx.
“Boccaner’s tablets” from Caere (Cerveteri).
Ca. 550—530 BCE.
London, The British Museum.
2. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Sarcophagus with Dionysiac scenes (short-side panel with a sphynx representation).
Marble. Graeco-Roman period.
Mystras, Metropolis.
3. PAINTING, GRAPHIC ARTS. Rome.
Hippolytus and Phaedra.
Fresco from Pompeii.
Inv. No. 20620.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
4. PAINTING, GRAPHIC ARTS. Etruria.
Painting of Campana tomb.
7th century BCE.
From Veii, from the Campana Tomb.
Paris, Louvre Museum.
5. 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.
6. GLYPTICS. Rome.
Athena Parthenos.
Intaglio. Red jasper. 1st century BCE.
Work of carver Aspasius.
Rome, Roman National Museum, Palazzo Massimo alle Terme.
7. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Front panel of a sarcophagus with a scene of abduction of Persephone by Hades and side panels with sphinges.
Marble. 150—175 CE.
Inv. No. Ãð-3087 (À184).
Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum.
8. GLYPTICS.
Oedipus and Sphinx.
Niccolo Amastini (1780—1851).
Italy. Early 19th century.
Cameo. Three-layered sardonyx, gold. 3.5 × 2.6 cm.
Below, under the line of the ground, the signature: N.T. MASTINI F.
Inv. No. Ê 1774.
Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum.
9. GLYPTICS. Rome.
Priam and Achilles.
Sardonyx. 1st century BCE — 1st century CE. 2 × 2.7 cm.
Inv. No Æ 26.
Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum.
10. GLYPTICS. Rome.
Priam and Achilles.
Sardonyx. Roman. 1st century BCE — 1st century CE.
Workshop of Dioskourides.
2.0 × 2.7 cm.
Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum.
11. GLYPTICS. Rome.
Sphinx.
Two-layered onyx. Roman, 1st century CE.
1.6 × 2.2 cm.
Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum.
12. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with a portrait of the deceased in a clipeus and flying erots — the front panel.
Marble. Second half of the 2nd cent. CE.
Salerno, Cathedral.
13. SCULPTURE. Southern Italy.
Sarcophagus with a portrait of the deceased in a clipeus and flying erots — the left side panel.
Marble. Second half of the 2nd cent. CE.
Salerno, Cathedral.
14. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with a portrait of the deceased in a clipeus and flying erots — the right side panel.
Marble. Second half of the 2nd cent. CE.
Salerno, Cathedral.
15. PAINTING, GRAPHIC ARTS. Rome.
Oedipus and Sphinx.
Fresco of the 4th style. Mid-1st century CE.
Inv. No. 62450.
Stabiae, Villa San Marco, atrium.
16. PAINTING, GRAPHIC ARTS. Rome.
Sphinx.
Mid-1st century CE.
Stabiae, Villa San Marco, cubiculum 57.
17. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Sphinx with youth as victim.
Roman copy from detail on throne of Pheidias’ Zeus at Olympia
Bronze.
Vienna, Ephesos Museum.
18. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Side panel of a sarcophagus with a scene of abduction of Persephone by Hades.
Marble. Beginning of the 3-â cent. CE.
Inv. No. I 1126.
Vienna, Museum of Art History.
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