Herakles finds his son Telephos in Arcadia.
Detail:Telephos nursed by a doe.
From the Basilica in Herculaneum,Italy.
Ceremony of the cult of Isis; priests with typical
fringed tunics holding sistra; a priest fans the flames
on a garlanded altar. Two sacred ibis-birds in the
foreground. From Herculaneum.
Fourth style, 80 x 85 cm Inv. 8924
Dido abandoned by Aeneas. Or: apotheosis of Alexander
the Great with representation of the four directions.
Fresco (1st CE) from Casa di Meleagro,Pompeii.
Ulysses and the cyclops Polyphem.
Fragment of a marble group (mid 1st BCE)
from the cave of Tiberius in Sperlonga
showing the ship of Ulyssses attacked by Scylla.
Height 215 cm, length 295 cm
Roman marble bust of Alexander the great (336-323 BCE), copied from a greek statue by Eufranor; 338 BCE.
Emperor Augustus in military dress.
Marble figure from the Prima Porta.
Height 204 cm
"Theseus-Mosaic", floor mosaic from a Roman villa,
Loigersfelder near Salzburg, Austria. Center:
Theseus kills the Minotaur; top:Theseus and Ariadne
aboard ship: right: grieving Ariadne.
See also 11-01-01/68-70 Size: 56,5 x 58cm Inv. II 20
Bronze, from Judea
Hermes resting. Bronze statuette (about 2nd BCE)
after a Greek original of the 4th BCE.
Height 18.5 cm
Inv. VI 332
Alexander the Great on horseback,from the Alexander
battle, probably done after a painting by Philoxeilos
of Entrea (4th BCE). Scene could show the Battle of
Issos (also known as Battle of Issus), Granicus or Gaugamela. From the Casa del Fauno,
VI 12,2 Pompeii. Inv. 10020
Instead of the new-born Zeus, Rheia hands a stone
to Kronos sitting on a throne.
Relief from the base of a marble statue (2nd CE).
People eating and drinking.
Banquet scene. Fresco (1st CE)
from Pompeii (Regio V 2,4)
Inv. 120 039
Legionaries crossing the Danube on
a pontoon bridge near Turnu Severin.
Relief cast from Trajan's column, Rome.
Roman soldier with sword and kneeling Parthian.
Marble relief. Battle scene from the Parthian
Monument (170 CE), Ephesus, Turkey.
208 x 146 cm
Inv. I 866
Venus tying her sandal, her left hand on Priapos
who is teasing her. White marble figure
(2nd CE), copy of a Hellenistic original, from Pompeii.
Height 62 cm
Inv. 152 798
Scylla's tail. Fragment of a marble group
(mid 1st BCE) from the cave of Tiberius showing
the ship of Ulysses attacked by Scylla.
Pasquius Proculus and his wife.
Wallpainting from Pompeii, House VII, 2,6
IVth style, 65 x 58 cm
Theseus and the minotaur. Fresco (1st CE)
from the House of Gavius Rufus, Pompeii.
Submarine fauna. Mosaic (1st CE)
from Pompeii, Italy.
Ulysses' barge passing the Sirens' island
south of Capri, Italy.
32.5 x 40.5 cm
Campana Collection - S 747
Gemma Augustea, made for Emperor Augustus, seen seated
in the pose of Jupiter with scepter,laurel wreath and
lituus,the staff of the augurs.In the center Roma,left
Germanicus and Tiberius descending from a chariot.
Sardonyx, 10 CE, 19 x 23 cm,mounting 17th.Inv. IX A 79
The tree of Life, allegory with birds perched on branches.
Mosaic pavement; 4th century CE
Maenad and satyr in a dionysiac scene, marble mosaic
on slate ground, from the Casa dei Capitelli Colorati
Pompeii VII 4, 31-51
Skull, symbol of death, surrounded by symbolic objects:
a butterfly for flying time, a wheel of fortune, a
level as a sign that all are made level by death.
From the triclinium of the Bottega, Pompeii 15,2