ANCIENT ART
MYTHOLOGY IN THE ART | Greek mythology | Niobids
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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.
Torso of a boy (Niobe’s son?).
Marble. Roman period (1st—2nd cent. CE) based on a Greek original ca. 425—400 BCE.
Inv. No. 07.286.108.
New York, the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
4. CERAMICS. Greece.
Apollo and Artemis killing the children of Niobe.
Red-figure calyx krater. Attic.
By the Niobid Painter.
Clay. Ca. 450 BCE.
Height 55 cm.
Paris, Louvre Museum.
5. CERAMICS. Greece.
The Slaughter of the Niobes.
Krater. Second quarter of the 5th century BCE.
Paris, Louvre Museum.
6. 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.
7. 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.
8. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Ephebe from Subiaco.
Microasiatic marble. Roman copy of the imperial period after a bronze Greek late hellenistic original.
Inv. No. 1075.
Rome, Roman National Museum, Palazzo Massimo alle Terme.
9. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Ephebe from Subiaco.
Microasiatic marble. Roman copy of the imperial period after a bronze Greek late hellenistic original.
Inv. No. 1075.
Rome, Roman National Museum, Palazzo Massimo alle Terme.
10. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Ephebe from Subiaco.
Microasiatic marble. Roman copy of the imperial period after a bronze Greek late hellenistic original.
Inv. No. 1075.
Rome, Roman National Museum, Palazzo Massimo alle Terme.
11. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Ephebe from Subiaco.
Microasiatic marble. Roman copy of the imperial period after a bronze Greek late hellenistic original.
Inv. No. 1075.
Rome, Roman National Museum, Palazzo Massimo alle Terme.
12. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Ephebe from Subiaco.
Microasiatic marble. Roman copy of the imperial period after a bronze Greek late hellenistic original.
Inv. No. 1075.
Rome, Roman National Museum, Palazzo Massimo alle Terme.
13. SCULPTURE. Rome.
A female head.
Italic marble. Roman copy of the 2nd century CE after a Greek original.
Inv. No. 10286.
Rome, Vatican Museums, Gregorian Profane Museum.
14. SCULPTURE. Rome.
A female head.
Italic marble. Roman copy of the 2nd century CE after a Greek original.
Inv. No. 10286.
Rome, Vatican Museums, Gregorian Profane Museum.
15. 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.
16. 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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