THE GALLERY OF ANCIENT ART

Mythology in the Art | Roman mythology | Rhea Silvia
1. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Altar from Ostia with the image of Mars, Rhea Silvia and twins Romulus and Remus.
Marble. 124 CE.
Rome, Roman National Museum, Palazzo Massimo alle Terme.
2. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Scenes from the legend about Romulus and Remus.
Relief of the so-called “Ara Casali”.
2nd—3rd centuries.
Rome, Vatican Museums.
3. SCULPTURE. Magna Graecia.
Seated statue of a Mother-goddess breast-feeding two tweens (kourotrophos).
Limestone from Melilli.
550 BCE.
Inv. No. 53234.
Syracuse, Regional Archaeological Museum “Paolo Orsi”.
4. SCULPTURE. Magna Graecia.
Seated statue of a Mother-goddess breast-feeding two tweens (kourotrophos).
Limestone from Melilli.
550 BCE.
Inv. No. 53234.
Syracuse, Regional Archaeological Museum “Paolo Orsi”.
5. SCULPTURE. Magna Graecia.
Seated statue of a Mother-goddess breast-feeding two tweens (kourotrophos).
Limestone from Melilli.
550 BCE.
Inv. No. 53234.
Syracuse, Regional Archaeological Museum “Paolo Orsi”.