THE GALLERY OF ANCIENT ART

Mythology in the Art | Greek mythology | Menelaus
1. SCULPTURE. Etruria.
Front relief of an etruscan cinerary urn “Menelaus and Meriones lifting Patroclus’ corpse on a cart”.
Alabaster.
Volterra, 2nd cent. BCE.
Florence, National Archaeological Museum.
2. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Rome.
Menelaus and Helen; Ajax killing Cassandra.
Fourth style. 50—79 CE.
Pompeii, House of Menander, I, 10, 4, wing.
3. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Trojan slab (Tabula Iliaca).
Calcite. 1st century BCE.
Inv. No. 316.
Rome, Capitoline Museums, Palazzo Nuovo, Hall of the Doves.
4. SCULPTURE. Etruria.
The duel between Eteocles and Polynices. (Variant: Death of Patroclus.)
Relief of the front of Etruscan cinerary urn.
Alabaster. 2nd century BCE.
Inv. No. 28136.
Verona, Museum-Lapidarium of Maffei.