THE GALLERY OF ANCIENT ART

Mythology in the Art | Greek mythology | Zeus
41. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Rome.
Europa riding the bull.
Fresco from Pompeii (House of Fatal Love, IX, 5, 18, g).
1st century CE.
Inv. No. 111475.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum, Hall LXX.
42. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Rome.
Rape of Europa.
Fresco from Pompeii (House of Jason, IX, 5, 18, oecus g).
1st century CE.
Inv. No. 111475.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum, Hall LXX.
43. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. 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, Hall LXX.
44. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Rome.
Europa on the bull.
Fresco from Pompeii (House of Fatal Love, IX, 5, 18, g).
20—25 CE.
Inv. No. 111475.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum, Hall LXX.
45. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Rome.
Zeus on the throne crowned by Nike.
62—79 CE.
Inv. No. 9551.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum, Hall LXXII.
46. 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, Metropolitan Museum of Art.
47. CERAMICS. Southern Italy.
Artist painting a statue of Herakles.
Red-figured column-krater. Apulia.
Ca. 360—350 BCE.
Attributed to the Group of Boston 00.348.
Inv. No. 50.11.4.
New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art.
48. ARCHITECTURE. Greece.
Temple of Zeus in Olympia. Reconstruction.
Reconstruction by Georg Rehlender (1845—1892).
Olympia.
49. SCULPTURE. Greece.
The abduction of Europa.
Metope of the temple of Hera in Selinuntum (Sicily).
Tuff.
6th century BCE.
Palermo, Regional Archaeological Museum “Antonio Salinas”.
50. SCULPTURE. Magna Graecia.
The Rape of Europa. A so-called “Small metope” of the temple Y in Selinuntum.
Compact limestone of Menfi.
560—550 BCE.
Palermo, Regional Archaeological Museum “Antonio Salinas”.
51. SCULPTURE. Magna Graecia.
Zeus and Hera. Metopa from the eastern frieze of the Temple E in Selinuntum
Limestone, marble.
460—450 BCE.
Palermo, Regional Archaeological Museum “Antonio Salinas”.
52. SCULPTURE. Magna Graecia.
Zeus and Hera (a close-up). Metopa from the eastern frieze of the Temple E in Selinuntum
Limestone, marble.
460—450 BCE.
Palermo, Regional Archaeological Museum “Antonio Salinas”.
53. SCULPTURE. Magna Graecia.
Seated statue of Zeus from Solunto.
Limestone, marble.
2nd—1st cent. BCE.
Palermo, Regional Archaeological Museum “Antonio Salinas”.
54. SCULPTURE. Magna Graecia.
Seated statue of Zeus from Solunto.
Limestone, marble.
2nd—1st cent. BCE.
Palermo, Regional Archaeological Museum “Antonio Salinas”.
55. SCULPTURE. Magna Graecia.
Seated statue of Zeus from Solunto.
Limestone, marble.
2nd—1st cent. BCE.
Palermo, Regional Archaeological Museum “Antonio Salinas”.
56. SCULPTURE. Magna Graecia.
Seated statue of Zeus from Solunto.
Limestone, marble.
2nd—1st cent. BCE.
Palermo, Regional Archaeological Museum “Antonio Salinas”.
57. TOREUTICS. Rome.
Boscoreale wine jug.
Silver. 1st century CE.
Paris, Louvre Museum.
58. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Statuette of Zeus seated on a throne.
Bronze, eyes inlaid with silver.
1st—2nd cent. CE.
Inv. Nos. MNE 13 / Br 4437.
Paris, Louvre Museum.
59. SCULPTURE. Etruria.
Cinerary urn of a woman with a scene of a battle between the Giants and the Gods.
Travertine. 2nd century BCE.
Inv. No. Bell. 134.
Perugia, National Archaeological Museum of Umbria.
60. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Rome.
Europa riding the bull.
Fresco from Pompeii.
1st century CE.
Pompeii, House of Lucius Vetutius Placidus.