THE GALLERY OF ANCIENT ART

Mythology in the Art | Roman mythology | Rhea Silvia
1. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Rome.
Origin of Rome.
Fresco from Pompeii.
35—45 CE.
Inv. No. s. n. (senza numero, no number).
Naples, National Archaeological Museum, Hall LXXIII.
2. 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.
3. SCULPTURE. Rome.
So-called Ara Casali: Scenes from the legend about Romulus and Remus.
Marble.
2nd—3rd centuries.
Inv. No. 1186.
Rome, Vatican Museums, Pius-Clementine Museum, Octagonal Court, Nord portico, 52A.
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”.
6. 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”.