THE GALLERY OF ANCIENT ART

Mythology in the Art | Greek mythology | Penthesilea
1. CERAMICS. Greece.
Achilles killing Penthesilea.
Red-figure kylix. Attic.
Attributed to the Penthesilea Painter.
Clay.
Early Classical period, ca. 470—460 BCE.
Inv. Nos. 2688 / J 370.
Munich, State Antique Collection.
2. CERAMICS. Greece.
Achilles killing Penthesilea.
Red-figure kylix. Attic.
Attributed to “Penthesilea Painter”.
Clay.
Early Classical period, ca. 470—460 BCE.
Inv. Nos. 2688 / J 370.
Munich, State Antique Collection.
3. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Rome.
Phoenix, Achilles, and Penthesilea (version: Phoenix and Polyxena).
Fresco from Pompeii (House of Fatal Love, IX, 5, 18, f).
20—25 CE.
Inv. No. 111471.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum, Hall LXX.
4. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Sarcophagus of a married couple. Left side panel with a relief “Death of Penthesilea”.
Marble. Ca. 180 CE.
Inv. No. Ma 2119.
Paris, Louvre Museum.
5. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Achilles and Penthesilea (close-up of left-side relief of a sarcophagus).
Marble. Ca. 180 CE.
Inv. No. Ma 2119.
Paris, Louvre Museum.
6. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with a scene of Amazonomachy (the lid not belonging to the sarcophagus).
Marble.
Ca. 230—250 CE.
Inv. Nos. 932 (lid) / 933 (sarcophagus).
Rome, Vatican Museums, Pius-Clementine Museum, Octagonal Court, Nord portico, 27, 28.
7. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with a scene of Amazonomachy.
Marble.
Ca. 230—250 CE.
Inv. Nos. 932 (lid) / 933 (sarcophagus).
Rome, Vatican Museums, Pius-Clementine Museum, Octagonal Court, Nord portico, 27, 28.
8. 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.
9. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with a scene of Amazonomachy.
Marble.
Ca. 230—250 CE.
Inv. No. 933.
Rome, Vatican Museums, Pius-Clementine Museum, Octagonal Court, Nord portico, 28.
10. 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.
11. 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.
12. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with a scene of Amazonomachy. Detail: the death of Penthesilea.
Marble.
Ca. 230—250 CE.
Inv. No. 933.
Rome, Vatican Museums, Pius-Clementine Museum, Octagonal Court, Nord portico, 28.
13. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with a scene of Amazonomachy.
Marble.
Ca. 230—250 CE.
Inv. No. 933.
Rome, Vatican Museums, Pius-Clementine Museum, Octagonal Court, Nord portico, 28.