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. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Odysseus returning to Penelope.
Terracotta plaque.
Greek, Melian. About 450 BCE.
Inv. No. 30.11.9.
New York, the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
4. 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.
5. 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.
6. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Achilles at the Court of King Lycomedes (longitudinal panel of sarcophagus).
Marble. Ca 240 CE.
Inv. No. Ma 2120.
Paris, Louvre Museum.
7. 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.
8. CERAMICS. Greece.
Odysseus and Calypso.
Red-figure vase.
Clay.
Paris, Louvre Museum.
9. CERAMICS. Greece.
Odysseus blinding sleeping Polyphemus.
Black-figure vessel for wine.
Clay.
Ca. 500 BCE.
Paris, Louvre Museum.
10. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Sarcophagus with relief “Achilles at the Court of King Lycomedes”.
Marble. Early 3rd cent. CE.
H. 1.08 m, L. 2.30 m, B. 0.80 m.
Inv. No. Ma 3570.
Paris, Louvre Museum.
11. 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.
12. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Rome.
Odysseus and Penelope.
Fresco of the 4th style on the north wall of Macellum in Pompeii (VII, 9, 4—12).
60—79 CE.
Pompeii, Macellum, VII, 9, 4—12.
13. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Ulysses escaping from Polyphemus the Cyclops.
Marble.
Inv. No. 438.
Rome, Torlonia Museum.
14. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Ulysses.
Marble.
Roman copy of the 2nd century CE after a Pergamon original of the early 3rd cent. BCE.
Inv. No. 496.
Venice, National Archaeological Museum.
15. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Ulysses (close-up).
Marble.
Roman copy of the 2nd century CE after a Pergamon original of the early 3rd cent. BCE.
Inv. No. 496.
Venice, National Archaeological Museum.