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Mythology in the Art | Greek mythology | Demeter
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. 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.
5. 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.
6. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with a scene of the rape of Persephone (the front side).
Fine-grained marble (possibly Italic).
160—180 CE.
Inv. No. 86.
Florence, Uffizi Gallery.
7. PAINTING, GRAPHICS.
Allegory.
Dutch painter active in the 16th century.
Oil on canvas. 70 × 102.5 cm.
Moscow, Tolstaya Collection.
8. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Demeter, Triptolemos, Persephone.
Fragment of the Great Eleusinian mysteries.
Marble.
Ca. 27 BCE — 14 CE.
New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art.
9. 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 “Antonio Salinas”.
10. 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 “Antonio Salinas”.
11. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Livia as Ceres.
Marble.
Rome (?). 15—45 CE.
Inv. Nos. MR 259 / Ma 1242.
Paris, Louvre Museum.
12. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Livia as Ceres.
Marble.
Rome (?). 15—45 CE.
Inv. Nos. MR 259 / Ma 1242.
Paris, Louvre Museum.
13. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Livia as Ceres.
Marble.
Rome (?). 15—45 CE.
Inv. Nos. MR 259 / Ma 1242.
Paris, Louvre Museum.
14. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Livia as Ceres.
Marble.
Rome (?). 15—45 CE.
Inv. Nos. MR 259 / Ma 1242.
Paris, Louvre Museum.
15. 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.
16. 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.
17. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Demeter.
Marble.
Inv. No. 8596.
Rome, Roman National Museum, Palazzo Altemps.
18. 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.
19. 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.
20. 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.