ANCIENT ART
MYTHOLOGY IN THE ART | Greek mythology | Penthesilea
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1. 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.
2. 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.
3. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Battle between the Greeks and the Amazons. Front panel of a sarcophagus (the lid not belonging to the sarcophagus).
Marble. 3rd century.
Inv. Nos. 932 (lid), 933 (sarcophagus).
Rome, Vatican Museums, Pius-Clementine Museum, Octagonal Court, Nord portico, 27, 28.
4. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Lid of a sarcophagus with portraits of a married couple.
Marble. 230—250 CE.
Inv. Nos. 932 (lid), 933 (sarcophagus).
Rome, Vatican Museums, Pius-Clementine Museum, Octagonal Court, Nord portico, 27, 28.
5. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Battle between the Greeks and the Amazons. Detail: Achilles and Penthesilea.
Front panel of a sarcophagus.
Marble. 3rd century.
Inv. No. 933.
Rome, Vatican Museums, Pius-Clementine Museum, Octagonal Court, Nord portico, 28.
6. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Battle between the Greeks and the Amazons. Detail: the death of Penthesilea.
Front panel of a sarcophagus.
Marble. 3rd century.
Inv. No. 933.
Rome, Vatican Museums, Pius-Clementine Museum, Octagonal Court, Nord portico, 28.
7. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Front panel of sarcophagus with a relief “Amazonomachy.”
Marble. 230—250 CE.
Inv. No. 933.
Rome, Vatican Museums, Pius-Clementine Museum, Octagonal Court, Nord portico, 28.
8. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Front panel of sarcophagus with a relief “Amazonomachy” (close-up).
Marble. 230—250 CE.
Inv. No. 933.
Rome, Vatican Museums, Pius-Clementine Museum, Octagonal Court, Nord portico, 28.
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