THE GALLERY OF ANCIENT ART

Mythology in the Art | Greek mythology | Odysseus
1. CERAMICS. Greece.
Odysseus shooting a bow at the crowd of the suitors.
Red-figure skyphos. Attic.
By the Penelope Painter.
Clay. Ca. 440 BCE.
Berlin, State Museums.
2. SCULPTURE. Etruria.
Front relief of an etruscan cinerary urn “Menelaus and Meriones lifting Patroclus’ corpse on a cart”.
Alabaster.
Volterra, 2nd cent. BCE.
Florence, National Archaeological Museum.
3. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Rome.
Ulysses resists the songs of the Sirens.
Fresco of the Third style from Pompeii.
50—75 CE.
Inv. No. 1867,0508.1354.
London, British Museum.
4. TOREUTICS. Rome.
Cup with Odysseus in the Underworld. Side A: Odysseus offering a sacrifice and blind prophet Tiresias.
Silver.
25 BCE — 100 CE.
Inv. No. 96.AM.57.
Los Angeles, John Paul Getty Museum, Getty Villa in Malibu.
5. TOREUTICS. Rome.
Cup with Odysseus in the Underworld.
Silver.
25 BCE — 100 CE.
Inv. No. 96.AM.57.
Los Angeles, John Paul Getty Museum, Getty Villa in Malibu.
6. TOREUTICS. Rome.
Cup with Odysseus in the Underworld. Side B: conversation of philosophers.
Silver.
25 BCE — 100 CE.
Inv. No. 96.AM.57.
Los Angeles, John Paul Getty Museum, Getty Villa in Malibu.
7. TOREUTICS. Rome.
Cup with Odysseus in the Underworld.
Silver.
25 BCE — 100 CE.
Inv. No. 96.AM.57.
Los Angeles, John Paul Getty Museum, Getty Villa in Malibu.
8. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Rome.
Polyphemus and Galatea.
Fresco of the Fourth style from Pompeii (or Herculaneum).
45—79 CE.
Inv. No. 8983.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum, Hall LXIX.
9. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Rome.
Achilles on Skyros.
62—79 CE.
Inv. No. 9110.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum, Hall LXXII.
10. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Rome.
Sacrifice of Iphigenia.
Fresco from Pompeii (House of the Tragic Poet).
Inv. No. 9112.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum, Hall LXXVIII.
11. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Rome.
Sacrifice of Iphigenia.
Fresco from Pompeii (House of the Tragic Poet).
Inv. No. 9112.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum, Hall LXXVIII.
12. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Odysseus returning to Penelope.
Terracotta plaque.
Greek, Melian. About 450 BCE.
Inv. No. 30.11.9.
New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art.
13. CERAMICS. Greece.
Odysseus and Calypso.
Red-figure vase.
Clay.
Paris, Louvre Museum.
14. CERAMICS. Greece.
Odysseus blinding sleeping Polyphemus.
Black-figure vessel for wine.
Clay.
Ca. 500 BCE.
Paris, Louvre Museum.
15. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Achilles at the Court of King Lycomedes (longitudinal panel of sarcophagus).
Marble. Ca 240 CE.
Inv. No. Ma 2120.
Paris, Louvre Museum.
16. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Achilles at the Court of King Lycomedes (rear end panel of sarcophagus).
Marble. Ca 240 CE.
Inv. No. Ma 2120.
Paris, Louvre Museum.
17. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Achilles at the Court of King Lycomedes (front end panel of sarcophagus).
Marble. Ca 240 CE.
Inv. No. Ma 2120.
Paris, Louvre Museum.
18. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Sarcophagus with relief “Achilles at the Court of King Lycomedes”.
Marble.
Early 3rd cent. CE.
Inv. No. Ma 3570.
Paris, Louvre Museum.
19. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Achilles at the Court of King Lycomedes (front panel of sarcophagus).
Marble. Early 3rd cent. CE.
Inv. No. Ma 3570.
Paris, Louvre Museum.
20. SCULPTURE. Etruria.
Cinerary urn of Larth Cai Cnares with a scene of the sacrifice of Iphigenia.
Travertine. 2nd—1st centuries BCE.
Inv. No. Com. 46.
Perugia, National Archaeological Museum of Umbria.