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Supporting Image for the Griffin

This supporting image shows that the mosaic is on the floor of the palace, broken away at the edges filled in with gravel. This image allows the viewer…

Supporting Image for God of Love

This supporting image shows that there were many roman copies of the same figure or statue. The support structures on many of these different copies varies.

Adolescent God of Love

This 157 cm (5.15 feet) tall marble carved statue can currently be found in the Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia. This statue of Eros – the Greek…

Griffin and Deer Mosaic

This image is a byzantine mosaic depicting a griffin attacking a deer creature. It was found during the excavation of the Great Palace of the Byzantine Emperors that…

Roman Water Gods

This mosaic is a depiction of Oceanus and Tethys. Tethys is the daughter of Uranus and Gaia and Oceanus is the titan god of fresh water. Originally, Oceanus…

Cupid statue

Cupid Roman recreation of Greek original. He is older than the typical youth cupid we normally think of. He is probably made of marble. He is missing his…

Griffin and prey notes

Griffin and prey, most likely inland. It’s a mosaic, probably outside because the colours are faded. It looks like it’s on the ground because of the gravel. Is…

Oceanus notes

2 people, hybrids, mosaic Well persevered, possibly from Pompeii? Male, could be Pan? He is holding an instrument or staff. Has horns that look like crab claws and…

Supporting Image for Medea and Jason

This Image is another depiction of the scene shown in the red figure krater of Medea and the murder of her children. This scene shows Medea with a…

Poseidon and the Hippocampus

This image shows the hippocampus pulling Poseidon and his carriage. The hippocampus were known to be Poseidon’s horses and are depicted in a number of works of art…

Support Image for Corinthian Black Figure

This image of a krater shows the same depiction of the animals separated by the dark lines creating friezes.

Corinthian Black figure Pottery

This black figure Corinthian oil jug from 620 BC is at Staatliche Antikensammlungen (State Collections of Antiques) in the Kunstareal of Munich. Many thick dark lines are used…

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