THE GALLERY OF ANCIENT ART

Mythology in the Art | Greek mythology | Heracles
1. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Dispute between Heracles and Apollo.
Marble. Neo-Attic relief panel. Mid-2nd cent. CE.
Inv. No. 2042.
Athens, Archaeological Museum of Piraeus.
2. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Abduction of Iole.
Marble. Neo-Attic relief panel. Mid-2nd cent. CE.
Inv. No. 2120.
Athens, Archaeological Museum of Piraeus.
3. CERAMICS. Greece.
Heracles comes to the aid of Prometheus.
Krater. Attic.
610 BCE.
Athens, National Archaeological Museum.
4. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Statue of Heracles (Farnese type).
Parian marble. Late Hellenistic copy of a famous statue made by Lysippos ca. 320 BCE.
Inv. No. 5742.
Athens, National Archaeological Museum.
5. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Statue of Heracles (Farnese type).
Parian marble. Late Hellenistic copy of a famous statue made by Lysippos ca. 320 BCE.
Inv. No. 5742.
Athens, National Archaeological Museum.
6. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Statue of Heracles (Farnese type).
Parian marble. Late Hellenistic copy of a famous statue made by Lysippos ca. 320 BCE.
Inv. No. 5742.
Athens, National Archaeological Museum.
7. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Olympic gods awaiting the arrival of the emperor. From left to right: Hercules, Minerva, Bacchus, Jupiter, Ceres, Juno, Mercury.
Marble.
114—117 CE.
Benevento, Arch of Trajan.
8. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Olympic gods awaiting the arrival of the emperor. From left to right: Hercules, Minerva, Bacchus, Jupiter, Ceres, Juno, Mercury.
Marble.
114—117 CE.
Benevento, Arch of Trajan.
9. SCULPTURE. Asia.
Battle with giantes.
Fragment of the eastern frieze of the Pergamum altar.
Marble. Ca. 180—159 BCE.
Berlin, State Museums, Pergamon Museum.
10. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Heracles?
Large-grained white marble.
1st century CE.
Inv. No. 1839.
Copenhagen, New Carlsberg Glyptotek.
11. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Heracles?
Large-grained white marble. 1st century CE.
Inv. No. 1839.
Copenhagen, New Carlsberg Glyptotek.
12. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Heracles?
Large-grained white marble. 1st century CE.
Height 36 cm.
Inv. No. 1839.
Copenhagen, New Carlsberg Glyptotek.
13. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Statues of athletes in a palestra.
Terracotta.
Rome. 1st cent. BCE — 1st cent. CE.
Inv. No. 1929.
Copenhagen, New Carlsberg Glyptotek.
14. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Heracles and the Stymphalian birds.
Marble.
Mid-2nd cent. CE.
Corinth, Archaeological Museum of Ancient Corinth.
15. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Heracles (from the cycle “The Labours of Heracles”).
Marble. Mid-2nd cent. CE.
Corinth, Archaeological Museum of Ancient Corinth.
16. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophage with the myth of the Calydonian Hunt.
Greek medium-grained marble.
Roman work. 200—230 CE.
Inv. No. 135.
Florence, Uffizi Gallery.
17. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Farnese Hercules.
Italic marble.
Roman copy of 2nd cent. CE after a bronze model of the 4th century BCE.
Inv. No. 138.
Florence, Uffizi Gallery.
18. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Statuette of drunken Hercules pissing.
White marble.
1st cent. BCE — 1st cent. CE.
Inv. Nos. SAP 75802 / ex 4525.
Herculaneum, Antiquarium (in depositarium).
19. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Rome.
Reception of Heracles into the Assembly of Olympic gods in the presence of Hera, Athena, and Zeus as rainbow.
Fresco of the 4th style. 50—79 CE.
Herculaneum, Archaeological Park, Hall of the Augustals (VI, 24).
20. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Head of Heracles.
Marble.
Inv. No. 1776,1108.2.
London, British Museum.