THE GALLERY OF ANCIENT ART

Mythology in the Art | Greek mythology | Alcmene
1. SCULPTURE. Etruria.
Cinerary urn with a scene of a murder of a woman.
Travertine. 2nd century BCE.
Inv. No. 96.9.224 a, b.
New York, the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
2. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Rome.
Hercules strangling the snakes before the eyes of Amphitryon and Alcmene. Fragment.
Fresco from the exedra of House of the Vettii in Pompeii.
60—79 CE.
Pompeii, House of the Vettii (VI, 15, 1).
3. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Rome.
Young Heracles strangles the snakes.
Fresco.
45—79 CE.
Pompeii, House of the Vettii (VI, 15, 1).