THE GALLERY OF ANCIENT ART

Mythology in the Art | Greek mythology | Heracles
1. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Abduction of Iole.
Marble. Neo-Attic relief panel. Mid-2nd cent. CE.
Inv. No. 2120.
Athens, Archaeological Museum of Piraeus.
2. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Dispute between Heracles and Apollo.
Marble. Neo-Attic relief panel. Mid-2nd cent. CE.
Inv. No. 2042.
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. Asia.
Battle with giantes.
Fragment of the eastern frieze of the Pergamum altar.
Marble. Ca. 180—159 BCE.
Berlin, State Museums, Pergamon Museum.
8. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Heracles?
Large-grained white marble.
1st century CE.
Inv. No. 1839.
Copenhagen, New Carlsberg Glyptotek.
9. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Heracles?
Large-grained white marble. 1st century CE.
Inv. No. 1839.
Copenhagen, New Carlsberg Glyptotek.
10. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Heracles?
Large-grained white marble. 1st century CE.
Height 36 cm.
Inv. No. 1839.
Copenhagen, New Carlsberg Glyptotek.
11. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Statues of athletes in a palestra.
Terracotta.
Rome. 1st cent. BCE — 1st cent. CE.
Inv. No. 1929.
Copenhagen, New Carlsberg Glyptotek.
12. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Heracles and the Stymphalian birds.
Marble. Mid-2nd cent. CE.
Corinth, Archaeological Museum of Ancient Corinth.
13. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Heracles (from the cycle “The Labours of Heracles”).
Marble. Mid-2nd cent. CE.
Corinth, Archaeological Museum of Ancient Corinth.
14. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Farnese Hercules.
Italic marble. Roman copy of 2nd cent. CE after a bronze model of the 4th century BCE.
Inv. No. 138 (inv. 1914).
Florence, Uffizi Gallery.
15. 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.
16. 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, Hall of the Augustals (VI, 24).
17. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Head of Heracles.
Marble.
London, The British Museum.
18. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Head of Heracles.
Marble.
London, The British Museum.
19. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Campana plaque showing palaestra.
Terracotta, traces of paint.
1st cent. CE.
Inv. No. AT 3700.
Moscow, the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts.
20. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Central part of side 2 of sarcophagus with Dionysiaс scenes.
Marble. Ca. 210 CE.
Inv. No. II 1a 231.
Moscow, the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts.