THE GALLERY OF ANCIENT ART

1. CERAMICS. Greece.
Aides throws seeds on the ground ploughed by Demeter.
Red-figure amphora.
430—420 BCE.
Athens, National Archaeological Museum.
2. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Demeter, Triptolemos, Persephone.
Fragment of the Great Eleusinian mysteries.
Marble. 440—430 BCE.
Athens, National Archaeological Museum.
3. CERAMICS. Greece.
Eleusinian ceremonies.
Clay board.
4th century BCE.
Athens, National Archaeological Museum.
4. PAINTING, GRAPHIC ARTS.
Allegory.
Dutch painter active in the 16th century.
Oil on canvas. 70 × 102.5 cm.
Moscow, The Tolstaya Collection.
5. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Demeter, Triptolemos, Persephone.
Fragment of the Great Eleusinian mysteries.
Marble. Ca. 27 BCE — 14 CE.
New York, the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
6. SCULPTURE. Magna Graecia.
Relief with Quadriga. A so-called “Small metope” of the temple X in Selinuntum.
Compact limestone of Menfi.
560—550 BCE.
Palermo, Regional Archaeological Museum.
7. SCULPTURE. Magna Graecia.
Relief with three deities. A so-called “Small metope” of the temple Y in Selinuntum.
Compact limestone of Menfi.
560—550 BCE.
Palermo, Regional Archaeological Museum.
8. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Livia as Ceres.
Marble. Rome (?). 15—45 CE.
Inv. No. Mr 259 / Ma 1242.
Paris, Louvre Museum.
9. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Livia as Ceres (close-up).
Marble. Rome (?). 15—45 CE.
Inv. No. Mr 259 / Ma 1242.
Paris, Louvre Museum.
10. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Livia as Ceres (close-up).
Marble. Rome (?). 15—45 CE.
Inv. No. Mr 259 / Ma 1242.
Paris, Louvre Museum.
11. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Livia as Ceres (close-up).
Marble. Rome (?). 15—45 CE.
Inv. No. Mr 259 / Ma 1242.
Paris, Louvre Museum.
12. GLYPTICS. Rome.
Cameo “Claudius and Messalina on a chariot”.
Sardonyx. Rome, Mid-1st cent. CE.
Frame made by Josias Belle in 17th cent.
Inv. No. Camee. 276.
Paris, National Library, Cabinet des Médailles.
13. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with a scene of the rape of Proserpina (the front side).
Marble. 200—220 CE.
Inv. No. A 10 int.
Pisa, Camposanto Monumentale.
14. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Demeter.
Marble.
Rome, Roman National Museum, Palazzo Altemps.
15. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Demeter (Ceres) Ludovisi.
Coarse marble. Roman copy of the 2nd century CE after a Greek model of the 5th—4th centuries BCE.
Inv. No. 8596.
Rome, Roman National Museum, Palazzo Altemps.
16. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Demeter (Ceres) Ludovisi.
Coarse marble. Roman copy of the 2nd century CE after a Greek model of the 5th—4th centuries BCE.
Inv. No. 8596.
Rome, Roman National Museum, Palazzo Altemps.
17. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Demeter (Ceres) Ludovisi.
Coarse marble. Roman copy of the 2nd century CE after a Greek model of the 5th—4th centuries BCE.
Inv. No. 8596.
Rome, Roman National Museum, Palazzo Altemps.
18. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Statue presumable portraying Cleopatra VII.
Marble. The statue is a Roman copy of a Greek original of the end of the 5th cent. BCE. The head is plaster cast from ancient head.
Inv. No. 179.
Rome, Vatican Museums, Pius-Clementine Museum, Room of the Greek Cross, 21.
19. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Statue presumable portraying Cleopatra VII.
Marble. The statue is a Roman copy of a Greek original of the end of the 5th cent. BCE. The head is plaster cast from ancient head.
Inv. No. 179.
Rome, Vatican Museums, Pius-Clementine Museum, Room of the Greek Cross, 21.
20. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Statue of Demeter.
Marble. Roman copy of a Greek work of about 420 BCE (school of Phidias)
Inv. No. 254.
Rome, Vatican Museums, Pius-Clementine Museum, Round Room, 6.