THE GALLERY OF ANCIENT ART

Mythology in the Art | Etruscan mythology
1. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Etruria.
Tuchulcha, the demon of the underworld.
Etruscan funeral picture.
4th—3rd centuries BCE.
2. APPLIED ART. Etruria.
Orestes killing his mother Clytemnestra.
Etruscan bronze mirror.
4th—3rd cent. BCE.
Christie’s Fine Art Auction House, London.
3. SCULPTURE. Etruria.
Etruscan cinerary statue for two (bisoma).
Pietra fetida.
Chiusi, 400—380 BCE.
Florence, National Archaeological Museum.
4. SCULPTURE. Etruria.
Cinerary urn of a woman with a scene of amazonomachy.
Alabaster. 3rd century BCE.
Inv. No. 96.9.225 a, b.
New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art.
5. SCULPTURE. Etruria.
Cinerary urn of a woman with a scene of amazonomachy (front relief).
Alabaster. 3rd century BCE.
Inv. No. 96.9.225 a, b.
New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art.
6. SCULPTURE. Etruria.
Cinerary urn of a woman with a scene of amazonomachy (lid).
Alabaster. 3rd century BCE.
Inv. No. 96.9.225 a, b.
New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art.
7. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Etruria.
Sacrificing Achilles.
4th century BCE.
From Vulci, François Tomb.
Rome, Torlonia Museum.
8. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Etruria.
Sacrifice of the Trojan captives.
2nd—1st centuries BCE.
From Vulci, François Tomb.
Rome, Torlonia Museum.
9. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Etruria.
The goddess Vanth. Detail.
From Vulci, François Tomb.
Rome, Torlonia Museum.
10. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Etruria.
Face of Charon from the Francois Tomb.
4th century BCE.
From Vulci, François Tomb.
Rome, Torlonia Museum.
11. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Etruria.
Demon Charon. Detail.
From Vulci, François Tomb.
Rome, Torlonia Museum.
12. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Etruria.
Face of the demon Charun.
Last decades of the 4th century BCE.
Sarteano, Pianacce Necropolis, Tomb of the Infernal Quadriga.
13. SCULPTURE. Etruria.
So-called stair slab (lastrone a scala) with relief frieze.
Nenfro.
580—570 BCE.
Inv. No. 70814.
Tarquinia, National Archaeological Museum.
14. SCULPTURE. Etruria.
So-called stair slab (lastrone a scala) with relief frieze.
Nenfro.
580—570 BCE.
Inv. No. 70814.
Tarquinia, National Archaeological Museum.
15. SCULPTURE. Etruria.
So-called stair slab (lastrone a scala) with relief frieze: scenes of ritual sex (?) and Hercle (Heracles) shooting a centaur.
Nenfro.
580—570 BCE.
Inv. No. 70814.
Tarquinia, National Archaeological Museum.
16. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Etruria.
Tomb of the Anina Family: Charun and Vanth flanking the entrance of the tomb.
First half of the 3rd century BCE.
Tarquinia, Tomb of the Anina Family.
17. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Etruria.
The death demons Charun, with hammer, and Vanth, with torch, flanking the entrance of the tomb.
First half of the 3rd century BCE.
Tarquinia, Tomb of the Anina Family.