ANCIENT ART
MYTHOLOGY IN THE ART | Greek mythology | Niobe
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1. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Part of the sculptural group “The Slaughter of the Niobids”: Niobe tries to protect her younger daughter from Artemis.
Marble. Roman copy of the mid-2nd century CE after a Greek original of the 4th century BCE.
Inv. No. 265.
Heraklion, Archaeological Museum.
2. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Part of the sculptural group “The Slaughter of the Niobids”: Niobe tries to protect her younger daughter from Artemis.
Marble. Roman copy of the mid-2nd century CE after a Greek original of the 4th century BCE.
Inv. Nos. 265, 266.
Heraklion, Archaeological Museum.
3. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Aphrodite (so-called Niobe).
Fine-grained marble.
Head — Roman copy of the 2nd century CE, bust — modern.
Inv. No. 8586.
Rome, Roman National Museum, Palazzo Altemps.
4. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Daughter of Niobe from Horti Sallustiani in Rome.
Parian marble. Greek work of the mid-5th cent. BCE.
Inv. No. 72274.
Rome, Roman National Museum, Palazzo Massimo alle Terme.
5. SCULPTURE. Rome.
The Death of the Niobe’s Children.
Relief of a front panel of a sarcophagus.
Marble. Roman work of the 1st century BCE (?) after a Greek original of the 430s BCE by Phidias.
Inv. No. Ãð. 4223 / A.434
Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum.
6. SCULPTURE. Rome.
The Death of Niobe’s Children.
Relief of a front panel of a sarcophagus.
Marble. Roman work of the second half of the 2nd century CE.
Inv. No. 24.
Venice, National Archaeological Museum.
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