ANCIENT ART
MYTHOLOGY IN THE ART | Greek mythology | Atlas
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1. TOREUTICS. Rome.
Patera from Parabiago (scheme).
Inv. No. A0.9.14264.
Milan, Civic Archaeological Museum.
2. TOREUTICS. Rome.
Patera from Parabiago.
Silver with traces of guilding. Second half of the 4th century.
Inv. No. A0.9.14264.
Milan, Civic Archaeological Museum.
3. TOREUTICS. Rome.
Patera from Parabiago. Detail: Aeon, Atlas and Zodiac.
Silver with traces of guilding. Second half of the 4th century.
Inv. No. A0.9.14264.
Milan, Civic Archaeological Museum.
4. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Statue of Atlas holding the celestial sphere (Farnese Atlas): a close-up.
Marble. Roman copy of a Greek sculpture of the 2nd cent. BCE.
H. 191 cm. Diameter of the sphere 66 cm.
Inv. No. 6374.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
5. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Statue of Atlas holding the celestial sphere (Farnese Atlas).
Marble. Roman copy of a Greek sculpture of the 2nd cent. BCE.
Inv. No. 6374.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
6. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Statue of Atlas holding the celestial sphere (Farnese Atlas).
Marble. Roman copy of a Greek sculpture of the 2nd cent. BCE.
H. 191 cm. Diameter of the sphere 66 cm.
Inv. No. 6374.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
7. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Statue of Atlas holding the celestial sphere (Farnese Atlas).
Marble. Roman copy of a Greek sculpture of the 2nd cent. BCE.
Inv. No. 6374.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
8. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Statue of Atlas, holding the Earth.
Marble. Newly-Roman period.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
9. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Statue of Atlas, holding the Earth. Detail.
Marble. Newly-Roman period.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
10. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Heracles, Athena, and Atlas.
Metope of the Temple of Zeus at Olympia.
Marble. 60s of the 5th century BCE.
Olympia, Archaeological Museum.
11. CERAMICS. Greece.
The torments of Atlas and Prometheus.
Cup from Laconia.
550 BCE.
Rome, Vatican Museums.
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