THE GALLERY OF ANCIENT ART

Mythology in the Art | Greek mythology | Hephaestus
1. ARCHITECTURE. Greece.
Temple of Hephaestus in Athens. View from the Acropolis.
449—415 BCE.
Athens, Temple of Hephaestus.
2. CERAMICS. Greece.
Birth of Athena from the head of Zeus.
Black-figure neck-amphora. Attic.
Attributed to the Antimenes Painter.
Clay.
Ca. 510 BCE.
Inv. No. 1837,0609.27.
London, British Museum.
3. CERAMICS. Greece.
Hephaestus at the birth of Athena.
Red-figure pelike.
Clay.
Ca. 460—450 BCE.
Inv. No. 1849,0620.14.
London, British Museum.
4. CERAMICS. Greece.
Birth of Athena from the head of Zeus.
Red-figure pelike. Attic.
Attributed to the Painter of the Birth of Athena.
Clay.
Ca. 460—450 BCE.
Inv. No. 1849,0620.14.
London, British Museum.
5. CERAMICS. Greece.
Birth of Athena from the head of Zeus.
Red-figure pelike. Attic.
Attributed to the Painter of the Birth of Athena.
Clay.
Ca. 460—450 BCE.
Inv. No. 1849,0620.14.
London, British Museum.
6. CERAMICS. Greece.
Birth of Athena from the head of Zeus.
Red-figure pelike. Attic.
Attributed to the Painter of the Birth of Athena.
Clay.
Ca. 460—450 BCE.
Inv. No. 1849,0620.14.
London, British Museum.
7. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with scenes of the myth of Prometheus and the creation of man.
Marble.
4th cent. CE.
Inv. No. 6705.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
8. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with scenes of the myth of Prometheus and the creation of man (close-up).
Marble.
4th cent. CE.
Inv. No. 6705.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
9. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with scenes of the myth of Prometheus and the creation of man (close-up).
Marble.
4th cent. CE.
Inv. No. 6705.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
10. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Rome.
Pompeii: Domus Vettiorum, Painted Room.
60—79 CE.
Pompeii, Archaeological Park, House of the Vettii (VI. 15. 1. p).
11. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Rome.
The Exedra-Pinacotheca of the House of the Vettii.
Fourth style. 60—79 CE.
Pompeii, Archaeological Park, House of the Vettii (VI. 15. 1. p).
12. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Rome.
The Exedra-Pinacotheca of the House of the Vettii. North and east walls.
Fourth style. 60—79 CE.
Pompeii, Archaeological Park, House of the Vettii (VI. 15. 1. p).
13. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Rome.
The Exedra-Pinacotheca of the House of the Vettii. East and south walls.
Fourth style. 60—79 CE.
Pompeii, Archaeological Park, House of the Vettii (VI. 15. 1. p).
14. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Trojan slab (Tabula Iliaca).
Calcite.
1st century BCE.
Inv. No. 316.
Rome, Capitoline Museums, Palazzo Nuovo, Hall of the Doves.
15. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Trojan slab (Tabula Iliaca).
Calcite.
1st century BCE.
Inv. No. 316.
Rome, Capitoline Museums, Palazzo Nuovo, Hall of the Doves.
16. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus of a child with scenes of the myth of Prometheus and the creation of man.
Marble. 3rd cent. CE.
Inv. No. MC 329.
Rome, Capitoline Museums, Palazzo Nuovo, Hall of the Doves.
17. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus of a child with scenes of the myth of Prometheus and the creation of man (the front panel).
Marble. 3rd cent. CE.
Inv. No. MC 329.
Rome, Capitoline Museums, Palazzo Nuovo, Hall of the Doves.
18. PAINTING, GRAPHICS.
Venus, Cupid and Vulcanus.
Sebastiano Ricci (1659—1734).
Oil on canvas. 154.5 × 126.5 cm.
Inv. No. ГЭ 9517.
Saint Petersburg, State Hermitage Museum.
19. CERAMICS. Greece.
Return of Hephaestus to Olympus.
Ionic hydria.
Clay. Ca. 525 BCE.
Vienna, Museum of Art History.