ANCIENT ART
MYTHOLOGY IN THE ART | Greek mythology | Zeus
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1. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Bronze statue of Zeus or Poseidon.
Bronze. Ca. 460 BCE.
Inv. No. X 15161.
Athens, National Archaeological Museum.
2. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Bronze statue of Zeus or Poseidon.
Bronze. Ca. 460 BCE.
Inv. No. X 15161.
Athens, National Archaeological Museum.
3. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Bronze statue of Zeus or Poseidon.
Bronze. Ca. 460 BCE.
Inv. No. X 15161.
Athens, National Archaeological Museum.
4. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Bronze statue of Zeus or Poseidon.
Bronze. Ca. 460 BCE.
Inv. No. X 15161.
Athens, National Archaeological Museum.
5. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Bronze statue of Zeus or Poseidon.
Bronze. Ca. 460 BCE.
Inv. No. X 15161.
Athens, National Archaeological Museum.
6. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Bronze statue of Zeus or Poseidon.
Bronze. Ca. 460 BCE.
Inv. No. X 15161.
Athens, National Archaeological Museum.
7. GLYPTICS. Greece.
Head of Zeus from Olympia.
Cornelian. Second quarter of the 2nd century BCE.
Berlin, State Museums, Collection of Classical Antiquities.
8. ADORNMENTS. Rome.
Ring with a bust of Jupiter.
Gold. Ca. 50 BCE — 20 CE.
Weight 14 g.
Inv. No. Misc. 7051.
Berlin, State Museums, Old Museum.
9. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Jupiter with thunderbolt.
Bronze. Roman Age.
Inv. No. 2291.
Florence, National Archaeological Museum.
10. PAINTING, GRAPHIC ARTS. Rome.
Reception of Heracles into the Assembly of Olympic gods in the presence of Hera, Athena, and Zeus as rainbow.
Fourth style. 50—79 CE.
Herculaneum, Hall of the Augustals (VI, 24).
11. PAINTING, GRAPHIC ARTS. Rome.
Europa riding the bull.
Fresco from Pompeii (House of Fatal Love, IX, 5, 18).
1st century CE.
Inv. No. 111475.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
12. PAINTING, GRAPHIC ARTS. Rome.
Europa riding the bull.
Fresco from Pompeii (House of Fatal Love, IX, 5, 18).
1st century CE.
Inv. No. 111475.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
13. PAINTING, GRAPHIC ARTS. Rome.
Europa riding the bull. Fragment.
Fresco from Pompeii (House of Fatal Love, IX, 5, 18).
1st century CE.
Inv. 111475.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
14. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Head of Zeus-Amun.
Marble.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
15. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with scenes of the myth of Prometheus and the creation of man (close-up).
Marble. 4th cent. CE.
Inv. No. 6705.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
16. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with scenes of the myth of Prometheus and the creation of man (close-up).
Marble. 4th cent. CE.
Inv. No. 6705.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
17. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with scenes of the myth of Prometheus and the creation of man.
Marble. 4th cent. CE.
Inv. No. 6705.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
18. PAINTING, GRAPHIC ARTS. Rome.
The abduction of Europa.
Fresco from Pompeii.
1st century CE.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
19. GLYPTICS. Greece.
Zeus on his quadriga striking the Giants with lightning.
Cameo. Niccolite. 3rd—2nd century BCE.
Signature: ΑΘΕΝΙΩΝ (Atheion).
Inv. No. 25848.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
20. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with the contest between the Muses and the Sirens.
Marble. Roman. Third quarter of the 3rd cent. CE.
Inv. No. 10.104.
New York, the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
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