THE GALLERY OF ANCIENT ART

Sculpture | Rome | Funeral sculpture | Tombstones
1. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Relief with a trireme.
Fine-grained marble with grey veins.
Last decades of the 1st cent. BCE.
Baia, Archaeological Museum of the Phlegraean Fields.
2. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Funerary relief of the freedman Publius Aiedius Amphio and his wife Aiedia Fausta Melior.
White marble.
Ca. 30—20 BCE.
Inv. No. Sk 840.
Berlin, State Museums, Old Museum.
3. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Funerary relief of the freedman Publius Aiedius Amphio and his wife Aiedia Fausta Melior. Detail.
White marble.
Ca. 30—20 BCE.
Inv. No. Sk 840.
Berlin, State Museums, Old Museum.
4. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Funerary relief of the freedman Publius Aiedius Amphio and his wife Aiedia Fausta Melior. Detail.
White marble.
Ca. 30—20 BCE.
Inv. No. Sk 840.
Berlin, State Museums, Old Museum.
5. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Funerary relief of the freedman Publius Aiedius Amphio and his wife Aiedia Fausta Melior. Detail.
White marble.
Ca. 30—20 BCE.
Inv. No. Sk 840.
Berlin, State Museums, Old Museum.
6. SCULPTURE. Rome.
The funerary relief of Petronii, a mother and son.
Marble.
Ca. 110—120 CE.
Inv. No. 99.348.
Boston, Museum of Fine Arts.
7. SCULPTURE. Rome.
The funerary relief of Petronii. Detail: Lucius Petronius Philemon.
Marble.
Ca. 110—120 CE.
Inv. No. 99.348.
Boston, Museum of Fine Arts.
8. SCULPTURE. Rome.
The funerary relief of Petronii. Detail: Lucius Petronius Philemon.
Marble.
Ca. 110—120 CE.
Inv. No. 99.348.
Boston, Museum of Fine Arts.
9. SCULPTURE. Rome.
The funerary relief of Petronii. Detail: Petronia Hedone.
Marble. Ca. 110—120 CE.
Inv. No. 99.348.
Boston, Museum of Fine Arts.
10. SCULPTURE. Rome.
The tombstone of Gessii.
Marble.
Ca. 50—20 BCE.
Inv. No. 37.100.
Boston, Museum of Fine Arts.
11. SCULPTURE. Rome.
The tombstone of Gessii. Detail: Fausta Gessia.
Marble.
Ca. 50—20 BCE.
Inv. No. 37.100.
Boston, Museum of Fine Arts.
12. SCULPTURE. Rome.
The tombstone of Gessii. Detail: Publius Gessius.
Marble.
Ca. 50—20 BCE.
Inv. No. 37.100.
Boston, Museum of Fine Arts.
13. SCULPTURE. Rome.
The tombstone of Gessii. Detail: Publius Gessius Primus.
Marble.
Ca. 50—20 BCE.
Inv. No. 37.100.
Boston, Museum of Fine Arts.
14. SCULPTURE. Rome.
A Roman funerary relief of Lucius Antistius Sarculo and his wife Antistia Plutia.
Marble.
Ca. 30—10 BCE.
Inv. No. GR 1858,8-19.2.
London, The British Museum.
15. SCULPTURE. Rome.
A Roman funerary relief of Lucius Antistius Sarculo and his wife Antistia Plutia. Detail.
Marble.
Ca. 30—10 BCE.
Inv. No. GR 1858,8-19.2.
London, The British Museum.
16. SCULPTURE. Rome.
A Roman funerary relief of Lucius Antistius Sarculo and his wife Antistia Plutia. Detail.
Marble.
Ca. 30—10 BCE.
Inv. No. GR 1858,8-19.2.
London, The British Museum.
17. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Funerary relief with portraits of the freedmen Publius Licinius Philonicus and Publius Licinius Demetrius.
Marble.
Ca. 30—10 BCE.
Inv. No. 1954.1214.1.
London, The British Museum.
18. SCULPTURE. Rome.
A funerary stele depicting races on biga.
Limestone. 1st cent. BCE.
Inv. No. 8.
Padova, Archaeological Museum.
19. SCULPTURE. Rome.
A funerary stele depicting voyage of the deceased to the afterworld.
Limestone. 5th cent. BCE.
Padova, Archaeological Museum.
20. SCULPTURE. Rome.
A funerary stele depicting voyage of the deceased to the afterworld (scheme).
Limestone. 5th cent. BCE.
Padova, Archaeological Museum.