THE GALLERY OF ANCIENT ART

Mythology in the Art | Greek mythology | Cretan Bull (Marathonian Bull)
1. SCULPTURE. Magna Graecia.
Hercules fighting with the Cretan bull. A so-called “Small metope” of the temple X in Selinuntum.
Compact limestone of Menfi.
560—550 BCE.
Palermo, Regional Archaeological Museum.
2. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Relief “The Labours of Hercules” (front panel of a sarcophagus).
Marble. 2nd—3rd cent. CE.
Rome, National Gallery of Ancient Art of Corsini Palace.
3. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Relief “The Labours of Hercules” (front panel of a sarcophagus).
Marble. 240—260 CE.
Inv. No. 8642.
Rome, Roman National Museum, Palazzo Altemps.
4. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Relief “The Labours of Hercules” (line drawing).
Marble. 240—260 CE.
Inv. No. 8642.
Rome, Roman National Museum, Palazzo Altemps.
5. CERAMICS. Greece.
Heracles-Theseus and the Cretan bull.
Black-figure mastoid. Attic.
Manner of the Haimon painter.
Clay. 490—480 BCE.
Inv. No. Б. 4220.
Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum.