THE GALLERY OF ANCIENT ART

Mythology in the Art | Greek mythology | Pirithous
1. CERAMICS. Greece.
Abduction of Helen by Theseus and Pirithous (?).
Black-figure vessel. Attic.
By the Amasis Painter.
Clay. 550—525 BCE.
Berlin, State Museums.
2. CERAMICS. Southern Italy.
Volute-krater depicting the journey of Orpheus to the Underworld.
Red-figured volute-krater. Apulia.
Attributed to The Underworld Painter (by Trendall).
Clay. Ca. 330—310 BCE.
Munich, State Antique Collection.
3. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Rome.
Pirithous and Hippodamia receives centaurs at his wedding.
Fresco from Pompeii (House of Gavius Rufus VII, 2, 16).
Inv. No. 9044.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
4. SCULPTURE. Etruria.
Cinerary urn of Aule Cacni with a scene of a battle between the centaurs and the Greeks.
Travertine. 2nd century BCE.
Inv. No. Com. 5.
Perugia, National Archaeological Museum of Umbria.
5. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Centauromachia.
Relief on a sarcophagus.
Roman work of the 2nd century.
Inv. No. 290.
Rome, Vatican Museums, Pius-Clementine Museum, Room of the Muses, 53.
6. CERAMICS. Greece.
Centauromachia.
Black-figure crater. Attic.
Golvol Group. Clay. Ca. 520 BCE.
Inv. No. Б. 1526.
Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum.