THE GALLERY OF ANCIENT ART

Mythology in the Art | Roman mythology | Ulysses
1. 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.
2. 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.
3. 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.
4. 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.