ANCIENT ART
MYTHOLOGY IN THE ART | Roman mythology | Seasons of the year
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1. 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.
2. TOREUTICS. Rome.
Patera from Parabiago. Detail: Oceanus, Thetys, Tellus and the fous seasons.
Silver with traces of guilding. Second half of the 4th century.
Inv. No. A0.9.14264.
Milan, Civic Archaeological Museum.
3. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Lenos shaped sarcophagus with Dionysus on a panther, also known as “Badminton sarcophagus.”
White marble. 260—270 CE.
86.4 × 215.9 × 92.1 cm.
Inv. No. 55.11.5.
New York, the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
4. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Lenos shaped sarcophagus with Dionysus on a panther, also known as “Badminton sarcophagus” (left side: Tellus).
White marble. 260—270 CE.
Inv. No. 55.11.5.
New York, the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
5. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Lenos shaped sarcophagus with Dionysus on a panther, also known as “Badminton sarcophagus” (right side: Oceanus).
White marble. 260—270 CE.
Inv. No. 55.11.5.
New York, the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
6. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Lid of of sarcophagus with the myth of Theseus and Ariadne).
Marble. 130—150 CE.
Inv.N. 90.12a,b.
New York, the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
7. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with garlands and the myth of Theseus and Ariadne.
Luni and Penthelic marble. 130—150 CE.
78.7 × 217.8 cm.
Inv.N. 90.12a,b.
New York, the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
8. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with winged Victories holding a portrait medallion of the deceased.
Marble. 2nd—3rd cent. CE.
Ostia, Archaeological Museum.
9. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with central gates, strigillated ornamentation and full-length portraits of the deceased.
Marble.
H. 1.00 m; L. 2.14 m; B. 1.06 m.
210-220 CE.
Inv. No. A 8 est.
Pisa, Camposanto Monumentale.
10. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with portraits of the deceased in clipeus hold by the Seasons of the Year.
Marble. 220—230 CE.
Inv. No. A 2 est.
Pisa, Camposanto Monumentale.
11. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with portraits of the deceased in clipeus hold by the Seasons of the Year.
Marble. 220—230 CE.
Inv. No. A 2 est.
Pisa, Camposanto Monumentale.
12. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Front panel of sarcophagus with a representation of the Seasons of the Year.
Marble. Mid-3rd century CE.
Inv. No. MC 1185.
Rome, Capitoline Museums, Palazzo dei Conservatori, Hall of the Triumphs.
13. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with strigillated ornamentation and central gates (the front panel — close up).
Marble. Early 3rd cent. CE.
Inv. No. A 183.
Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum.
14. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with strigillated ornamentation and central gates (the front panel).
Marble. Early 3rd cent. CE.
Inv. No. A 183.
Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum.
15. SCULPTURE. Southern Italy.
Sarcophagus with a bust of the deceased in a clipeus and erots holding garlands.
Marble. First half of the 3rd cent. CE.
Salerno, Cathedral.
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