ANCIENT ART
MYTHOLOGY IN THE ART | Greek mythology | Amazons
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1. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Greek fighting Amazon (scene of Amazonomachia).
Marble. Neo-Attic relief panel. Mid-2nd cent. CE.
Athens, Archaeological Museum of Piraeus.
2. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Greek pursuing a wounded Amazon (scene of Amazonomachia).
Marble. Neo-Attic relief panel. Mid-2nd cent. CE.
Inv. No. 2115.
Athens, Archaeological Museum of Piraeus.
3. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Greek fighting Amazons.
Pentelic marble. Relief slab from a friese depicting Amazonomachy. Mid-4th cent. BCE.
Inv. No. 3614.
Athens, National Archaeological Museum.
4. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Head of an Amazon.
Pentelic marble. Roman copy of the 1st cent. CE after a Greek original.
Baia, Archaeological Museum of the Phlegraean Fields.
5. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Head of an Amazon.
Pentelic marble. Roman copy of the 1st cent. CE after a Greek original.
Baia, Archaeological Museum of the Phlegraean Fields.
6. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Wounded Amazon.
Marble. Roman copy from the bronze statue by Kresilas ca. 430 BCE.
Berlin, State Museums.
7. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Front panel of Attic sarcophagus with a scene of Amazonomachy.
Proconnesus or Hymettius marble.
2nd—3rd centuries CE.
Inv. MR 10710.
Brescia, Santa Giulia Civic Museum.
8. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Front panel of Attic sarcophagus with a scene of Amazonomachy. Detail.
Proconnesus or Hymettius marble.
2nd—3rd centuries CE.
Inv. MR 10710.
Brescia, Santa Giulia Civic Museum.
9. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Scene of amazonomachia (cuirassed Greek chasing mounted Amazon).
Marble. Mid-2nd cent. CE.
Corinth, Archaeological Museum of Ancient Corinth.
10. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Scene of amazonomachia (Greek fighting a kneeling amazon).
Marble. Mid-2nd cent. CE.
Corinth, Archaeological Museum of Ancient Corinth.
11. PAINTING, GRAPHIC ARTS. Etruria.
Battle of Greeks and Amazons.
Detail of the wall-painting of sarcophagus.
4th century BCE.
Florence, National Archaeological Museum.
12. PAINTING, GRAPHIC ARTS. Etruria.
Battle of Greeks with Amazons.
Sarcophagus from Tarquinia.
Ca. 400—340 BCE.
Florence, National Archaeological Museum.
13. PAINTING, GRAPHIC ARTS. Etruria.
Battle of Greeks with Amazons.
Sarcophagus from Tarquinia.
Ca. 400—340 BCE.
Florence, National Archaeological Museum.
14. PAINTING, GRAPHIC ARTS. Etruria.
Battle of Greeks with Amazons.
Sarcophagus from Tarquinii.
Ca. 400—340 BCE.
Florence, National Archaeological Museum.
15. PAINTING, GRAPHIC ARTS. Etruria.
Butt-end of sarcophagus.
(Marble?).
Late 4th century BCE.
Florence, National Archaeological Museum.
16. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Amazon on horseback (close-up).
Marble. Roman copy of the 2nd cent. CE after a Greek original of the 2nd century BCE.
Inv. No. 6405.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
17. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Amazon on horseback.
Marble. Roman copy of 2nd cent. CE after a Greek original of the 2nd century BCE.
Inv. Nos. 131209 and 230872.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
18. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Amazon on horseback.
Marble. Roman copy of the 2nd cent. CE after a Greek original of the 2nd century BCE.
Inv. No. 6405.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
19. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Dying Amazon on horseback.
Marble. Roman copy of the 2nd cent. CE after a Greek original of the 2nd century BCE.
Inv. No. 6405.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
20. SCULPTURE. Etruria.
Cinerary urn of a woman with a scene of amazonomachy (front relief).
Alabaster. 3rd century BCE.
Inv. No. 96.9.225 a, b.
New York, the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
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