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Mythology in the Art | Greek mythology | Zeus
21. 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, Archaeological Park, Hall of the Augustals (VI, 24).
22. CERAMICS. Greece.
Birth of Athena from the head of Zeus.
Black-figure neck-amphora. Attic.
Attributed to the Antimenes Painter.
Clay.
Ca. 510 BCE.
Inv. No. 1837,0609.27.
London, British Museum.
23. CERAMICS. Greece.
Hephaestus at the birth of Athena.
Red-figure pelike.
Clay.
Ca. 460—450 BCE.
Inv. No. 1849,0620.14.
London, British Museum.
24. CERAMICS. Greece.
Birth of Athena from the head of Zeus.
Red-figure pelike. Attic.
Attributed to the Painter of the Birth of Athena.
Clay.
Ca. 460—450 BCE.
Inv. No. 1849,0620.14.
London, British Museum.
25. CERAMICS. Greece.
Birth of Athena from the head of Zeus.
Red-figure pelike. Attic.
Attributed to the Painter of the Birth of Athena.
Clay.
Ca. 460—450 BCE.
Inv. No. 1849,0620.14.
London, British Museum.
26. CERAMICS. Greece.
Birth of Athena from the head of Zeus.
Red-figure pelike. Attic.
Attributed to the Painter of the Birth of Athena.
Clay.
Ca. 460—450 BCE.
Inv. No. 1849,0620.14.
London, British Museum.
27. CERAMICS. Southern Italy.
Alcmene appealing to Zeus against Amphitryon.
Red-figured bell-krater. Paestum.
Attributed to the Python Painter.
Clay.
Ca. 360—320 BCE.
Inv. No. 1890,0210.1.
London, British Museum.
28. CERAMICS. Southern Italy.
Alcmene appealing to Zeus against Amphitryon.
Red-figured bell-krater. Paestum.
Attributed to the Python Painter.
Clay.
Ca. 360—320 BCE.
Inv. No. 1890,0210.1.
London, British Museum.
29. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Jupiter.
Marble.
Inv. No. 6266.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
30. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Bust of Jupiter.
Marble.
1st cent. CE.
Inv. No. 6266.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
31. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Bust of Jupiter.
Marble.
1st cent. CE.
Inv. No. 6266.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
32. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Bust of Jupiter.
Marble.
1st cent. CE.
Inv. No. 6266.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
33. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Bust of Jupiter.
Marble.
1st cent. CE.
Inv. No. 6266.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
34. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Head of Zeus-Amun.
Marble.
Inv. No. 6274.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
35. 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.
36. 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.
37. 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.
38. GLYPTICS. Greece.
Zeus on his quadriga striking the Giants with lightning.
Cameo. Niccolite. 3rd—2nd century BCE.
Signature: ΑΘΗΝΙΩΝ (Athenion).
Inv. No. 25848.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
39. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Rome.
Zeus and Cupid.
Fresco from Herculaneum.
1—37 CE.
Inv. No. 9553.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum, Hall LXVIII.
40. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Rome.
The abduction of Europa.
Fresco from Pompeii.
1st century CE.
Inv. No. 111475.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum, Hall LXX.