THE GALLERY OF ANCIENT ART

Mythology in the Art | Greek mythology | Sphinx
21. APPLIED ART. Etruria.
The Ficoroni Cista.
Bronze.
Late 4th century BCE.
Rome, National Etruscan Museum of Villa Julia.
22. 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.
23. 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.
24. SCULPTURE. Etruria.
Sarcophagus from the “Tomb of the Sarcophagi”, from Cerveteri.
Limestone.
End of the 5th — beginning of the 4th century BCE.
Inv. No. 14949.
Rome, Vatican Museums, Gregorian Etruscan Museum.
25. CERAMICS. Greece.
Athena rescues Jason from the jaws of the dragon.
Red-figure kylix. Attic.
Attributed to Douris by Harwing.
Ca. 480—470 BCE.
Inv. No. 16545.
Rome, Vatican Museums, Gregorian Etruscan Museum.
26. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Front panel of sarcophagus with a relief “Amazonomachy”.
Marble.
Ca. 230—250 CE.
Inv. No. 933.
Rome, Vatican Museums, Pius-Clementine Museum, Octagonal Court, Nord portico, 28.
27. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with a scene of Amazonomachy. Detail: Achilles and Penthesilea.
Marble.
Ca. 230—250 CE.
Inv. No. 933.
Rome, Vatican Museums, Pius-Clementine Museum, Octagonal Court, Nord portico, 28.
28. GLYPTICS. Rome.
Sphinx.
Two-layered onyx. Roman, 1st century CE.
1.6 × 2.2 cm.
Saint Petersburg, State Hermitage Museum.
29. 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. Гр-3087 (А184).
Saint Petersburg, State Hermitage Museum.
30. GLYPTICS. Rome.
Priam and Achilles.
Sardonyx.
Roman. 1st century BCE — 1st century CE.
Workshop of Dioskourides.
Inv. No. Ж 26.
Saint Petersburg, State Hermitage Museum.
31. GLYPTICS. Rome.
Priam and Achilles.
Sardonyx.
1st century BCE — 1st century CE.
Inv. No. Ж 26.
Saint Petersburg, State Hermitage Museum.
32. 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. К 1774.
Saint Petersburg, State Hermitage Museum.
33. PAINTING, GRAPHICS.
Medea and Ajax.
Johann Georg Hiltensperger (1806—1890).
Wall panel, 1845—1848.
No. LXIX.
Saint Petersburg, State Hermitage Museum, The Gallery of the History of Ancient Painting, 69.
34. 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.
35. 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.
36. 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.
37. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Artemis of Ephesus (so-called Great Artemis).
Marble.
Roman copy ca. 98—117 CE of a wooden statue of the 7th cent. BCE.
Inv. No. 712.
Selçuk, Ephesus Museum.
38. SCULPTURE. Etruria.
So-called stair slab (lastrone a scala) with relief frieze.
Nenfro.
580—570 BCE.
Inv. No. 70814.
Tarquinia, National Archaeological Museum.
39. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Sphinx with youth as victim.
Roman copy from detail on throne of Pheidias’ Zeus at Olympia
Bronze.
Vienna, Ephesos Museum.
40. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Side 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.