THE GALLERY OF ANCIENT ART

Mythology in the Art | Greek mythology | Griffins
1. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Nero. Detail.
Marble. 54—68 CE.
Inv. No. 506 T (Cat. Mendel 584).
Istanbul, Archaeological Museum.
2. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Cuirassed statue of Titus.
White marble.
79 CE.
Inv. No. 6059.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
3. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Cuirassed statue of Titus.
White marble.
79 CE.
Inv. No. 6059.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
4. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Cuirassed statue of Titus (close-up).
White marble.
79 CE.
Inv. No. 6059.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
5. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Cuirassed statue of Titus (close-up).
White marble.
79 CE.
Inv. No. 6059.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
6. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Statue of emperor Titus. Detail.
Marble.
79—81 CE.
Inv. No. 6059.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
7. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Rome.
Thetis on the sea gryphon carries to his son Achilles the arms forged by Hephaestus.
62—79 CE.
Inv. No. 8873.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum, Hall LXXII.
8. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Rome.
Architectural composition with tholos, two masks, fountain, and hanging birds and fish.
Fresco from Pompeii (VI. 17. 41).
40—30 BCE.
Inv. No. 8594.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum, Hall LXIX.
9. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Nine Muses, Athena and Apollo.
Frontal view of a sarcophagus with lid.
White Thasos marble. Mid-2nd cent. CE.
Inv. Nos. SBAO 59954 / 59955.
Ostia, Archaeological Museum.
10. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with central gates, strigillated ornamentation and full-length portraits of the deceased (side panel).
Marble.
H. 1.00 m; L. 2.14 m; B. 1.06 m.
210-220 CE.
Inv. No. A 8 est.
Pisa, Camposanto Monumentale.
11. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Rome.
Architectural decoration with a griffin.
Second style. Ca. 80—20 BCE.
Pompeii, The House of the Trojan Sacellum, or House of the Lararium of Achilles I, 6, 4.
12. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Rome.
Architectural decoration with a griffin.
Second style. Ca. 80—20 BCE.
Pompeii, The House of the Trojan Sacellum, or House of the Lararium of Achilles I, 6, 4.
13. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Rome.
Dionysus and Ariadne.
Fresco of the early 4th style from Pompeii (House of the Gold Bracelet, VI 17, 42).
Inv. No. 41658.
Pompeii, Archaeological Park of Pompeii.
14. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus of the Muses.
White marble. Rome, 2nd century CE.
Rome, Church of San Crisogono.
15. SCULPTURE. Rome.
A sarcophagus of a child with vintage scenes.
Luni (Carrara) marble. 2nd century CE.
Rome, National Museum of Palazzo Venezia.
16. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Griffin.
Fragment of a frieze.
Luni marble. 2nd century CE.
Rome, Roman National Museum, Baths of Diocletian.
17. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Etruria.
Detail of frieze with animals.
2nd—1st centuries BCE.
From Vulci, François Tomb.
Rome, Torlonia Museum.
18. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus of a child.
Marble. Mid-3rd cent. CE.
Inv. No. 1303 (lid), 1304 (box).
Rome, Vatican Museums, Chiaramonti Museum, VII. 21.
19. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Statue of a general in armour.
Marble. Age of Nero (54—68 CE).
Inv. No. 9948.
Rome, Vatican Museums, Gregorian Profane Museum.
20. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Statue of a general in armour (close-up).
Marble. Age of Nero (54—68 CE).
Inv. No. 9948.
Rome, Vatican Museums, Gregorian Profane Museum.