THE GALLERY OF ANCIENT ART

Inscriptions
41. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Rome.
Medallion depicting the bust of a “poet” wearing laurel wreath and with scroll.
Fresco from Pompeii.
Inv. No. 120620 b.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
42. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Rome.
Medallion depicting the bust of a “poet” wearing laurel wreath and with scroll.
Fresco from Pompeii.
Inv. No. 120620 a.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
43. SCULPTURE. Etruria.
Cinerary urn of a woman with a scene of a battle.
Terracotta. 2nd century BCE.
Inv. No. 96.9.223 a, b.
New York, the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
44. SCULPTURE. Etruria.
Cinerary urn of a woman with a scene of a battle (front relief).
Terracotta. 2nd century BCE.
Inv. No. 96.9.223 a, b.
New York, the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
45. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Cinerery urn of Julia Felicitas.
Roman work. Marble.
Ca. 69-98 CE (Flavian period).
Inv. No. L.1991.85.3.
New York, the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
46. SCULPTURE. Etruria.
Front relief of a cinerary urn with a scene of a battle.
Terracotta. 3rd—2nd centuries BCE.
Inv. No. 57.11.10.
New York, the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
47. INSCRIPTIONS. Rome.
Sarcophagus with a myth of Selene and Endymion. The lid frieze: inscription and portrait of the deceased.
Marble. Early 3rd cent. CE.
Inv. No. 47.100.4b.
New York, the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
48. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Clipeus-sarcophagus of Lucius Caltilius Salutaris depicting the myth about Romulus and Remus.
Marble.
Second half of the 2nd century.
Inv. No. 106, 106A.
Ostia, Archaeological Museum.
49. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus of a child with a double-sloping lid and a funerary inscription in tabula ansata.
Marble. 2nd—3rd cent. CE.
Ostia, Archaeological Museum.
50. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus of a child with a double-sloping lid and a funerary inscription in tabula ansata.
Marble. 2nd—3rd cent. CE.
Ostia, Archaeological Museum.
51. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with garlands and herms.
Marble. End of 2nd — first third of 3rd cent. CE.
Ostia, Archaeological Museum.
52. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Strigilated sarcophagus with funerary inscription in tabula ansata.
Marble. 170—300 CE.
Ostia, Archaeological Museum.
53. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Front panel of the sarcophagus of Marcus Cornelius Statius with scenes from the life of a child.
Marble.
Ca. 150 CE.
Inv. No. Ma 659.
Paris, Louvre Museum.
54. APPLIED ART. Egypt.
Vessel with inscription of Nebneteru and epitaph of P. Claudius Pulcher.
Alabaster. Manufactured in Egypt ca. 9th or 8th cent. BCE; imported to Rome and reinscribed late 1st century BCE or early 1st century CE.
CIL VI 1282 = ILS 882.
Inv. Nos. N 386 / D 34 / MR 889.
Paris, Louvre Museum.
55. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Warrior (so-called “Borghese Gladiator”). Detail: signature on the tree-trunk support.
Pentelic marble. Ephesus, ca. 100 BCE.
Inv. No. Ma 527 (MR 224).
Paris, Louvre Museum.
56. SCULPTURE. Etruria.
Cinerary urn of Aule Cacni with a scene of a battle between the centaurs and the Greeks.
Travertine. 2nd century BCE.
Inv. No. Com. 5.
Perugia, National Archaeological Museum of Umbria.
57. SCULPTURE. Etruria.
Cinerary urn of Larth Cai Cnares with a scene of the sacrifice of Iphigenia.
Travertine. 2nd—1st centuries BCE.
Inv. No. Com. 46.
Perugia, National Archaeological Museum of Umbria.
58. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Cinerary urn of Marcus Ulpius Floridus with a scene of the Persephone’s abduction. Close-up.
Marble. Early 2nd cent. CE. Rome (?).
Inv. No. Com. 515.
Perugia, National Archaeological Museum of Umbria.
59. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with a myth of Selene and Endymion.
Marble. Ca. 190 CE.
Inv. No. A 7 est.
Pisa, Camposanto Monumentale.
60. INSCRIPTIONS. Rome.
Base of the statue of duumvir and pontifex Caius Cuspius Pansa.
Stone. 63—70 CE.
CIL X 791 = ILS 6360a.
Pompeii.