ANCIENT ART
MYTHOLOGY IN THE ART | Greek mythology | Amazonomachy
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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. Greece.
Scene of amazonomachia (cuirassed Greek chasing mounted Amazon).
Marble. Mid-2nd cent. CE.
Corinth, Archaeological Museum of Ancient Corinth.
5. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Scene of amazonomachia (Greek fighting a kneeling amazon).
Marble. Mid-2nd cent. CE.
Corinth, Archaeological Museum of Ancient Corinth.
6. 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.
7. SCULPTURE. Etruria.
Cinerary urn of a woman with a scene of amazonomachy (lid).
Alabaster. 3rd century BCE.
Inv. No. 96.9.225 a, b.
New York, the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
8. SCULPTURE. Etruria.
Cinerary urn of a woman with a scene of amazonomachy.
Alabaster. 3rd century BCE.
Inv. No. 96.9.225 a, b.
New York, the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
9. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Sarcophagus of a married couple with scenes of amazonomachy.
Marble. Ca. 180 CE.
Inv. No. Ma 2119.
Paris, Louvre Museum.
10. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Sarcophagus of a married couple. Front panel with scenes of amazonomachy (close-up).
Marble. Ca. 180 CE.
Inv. No. Ma 2119.
Paris, Louvre Museum.
11. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Sarcophagus of a married couple. Front panel with scenes of amazonomachy (close-up).
Marble. Ca. 180 CE.
Inv. No. Ma 2119.
Paris, Louvre Museum.
12. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Sarcophagus of a married couple. Front panel with scenes of amazonomachy.
Marble. Ca. 180 CE.
Inv. No. Ma 2119.
Paris, Louvre Museum.
13. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Sarcophagus of a married couple. Relief “Amazonomachy” (right side wall).
Marble. Ca. 180 CE.
Inv. No. Ma 2119.
Paris, Louvre Museum.
14. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Sarcophagus of a married couple. Right side wall with a relief “Amazonomachy”.
Marble. Ca. 180 CE.
Inv. No. Ma 2119.
Paris, Louvre Museum.
15. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Athena Parthenos (close up).
Roman copy of Pheidias’ work.
Inv. No. 53.
Patras, New Archaeological Museum.
16. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Battle between the Greeks and the Amazons. Front panel of a sarcophagus (the lid not belonging to the sarcophagus).
Marble. 3rd century.
Inv. Nos. 932 (lid), 933 (sarcophagus).
Rome, Vatican Museums, Pius-Clementine Museum, Octagonal Court, Nord portico, 27, 28.
17. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with a scene of Amazonomachy.
Marble. 230—250 CE.
Inv. Nos. 932 (lid), 933 (sarcophagus).
Rome, Vatican Museums, Pius-Clementine Museum, Octagonal Court, Nord portico, 27, 28.
18. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Battle between the Greeks and the Amazons. Detail: the death of Penthesilea.
Front panel of a sarcophagus.
Marble. 3rd century.
Inv. No. 933.
Rome, Vatican Museums, Pius-Clementine Museum, Octagonal Court, Nord portico, 28.
19. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Battle between the Greeks and the Amazons. Detail: the dying Amazon.
Front panel of a sarcophagus.
Marble. 3rd century.
Inv. No. 933.
Rome, Vatican Museums, Pius-Clementine Museum, Octagonal Court, Nord portico, 28.
20. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Front panel of sarcophagus with a relief “Amazonomachy.”
Marble. 230—250 CE.
Inv. No. 933.
Rome, Vatican Museums, Pius-Clementine Museum, Octagonal Court, Nord portico, 28.
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