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Mythology in the Art | Greek mythology | Zeus
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Altar of Hieron II (Altar of Zeus, The Great Altar of Syracuse)
3nd cent. BCE, rule of the king Hieron II.
195.8 m long, 20.85 m wide.
Syracuse, Archaeoliogical park Neapolis, Roman amphitheatre of Syracuse.
102. CERAMICS. Greece.
Hestia, Zeus and Ganymede.
Painting of red-figure kylix by Oltos.
Ca. 510 BCE.
Tarquinia, National Archaeological Museum.
103. CERAMICS. Etruria.
Zeus as bull and Europe.
Red-figure krater.
Clay. Ca. 450 BCE.
Tarquinia, National Archaeological Museum.
104. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Leda and the Swan.
Marble. Roman copy of late Hadrian age from an attic original of mid-1st. century BCE).
Inv. No. 30.
Venice, National Archaeological Museum.
105. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Leda and the Swan (close-up).
Marble. Roman copy of late Hadrian age from an attic original of mid-1st. century BCE).
Inv. No. 30.
Venice, National Archaeological Museum.
106. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Myth of Phaeton.
Panel of a sarcophagus.
Marble. 3rd century CE.
Verona, Museum-Lapidarium of Maffei.
107. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Sphinx with youth as victim.
Roman copy from detail on throne of Pheidias’ Zeus at Olympia
Bronze.
Vienna, Ephesos Museum.