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Golden Hippocampus

This is a piece from the Lydian Hoard collection of Turkey. It is a small brooch of a golden hippocampus, a hippocampus is typically a half horse half…

Sea-bull Notes page

Class Notes – Oxidized copper – Dragon/fish/serpent tail – Bull head & body – Lady riding sideways, holding a box – Natural curving lines contrast geometric box –…

Nereid Riding Sea-bull

Nereid Riding a Sea-Bull Part of Altar of Domitius Ahenobarbus 2nd Century. Roman Bas-relief, Marble Housed at the Glyptotheck in Munich Here we have a part of a…

Herakles and Pholos

Herakles and Pholus Black figured Hydria 520- 510 BC On this hydria vase is a black figured centaur and man. The man is Herakles and the centaur is…

The God Janus

Since the beginning of documented Roman history, the god, Janus, has been a major deity in ancient culture. Traditionally Janus is shown with two faces or heads that…

Roman mosaic of Cupid

The subject matter of this piece is a Cupid holding a mirror riding a fish (dolphin). The work is a Roman mosaic. The tiles are placed separately but…

Cupids riding dolphins carrying a box of jewels and a mirror

This is a supporting image for the Cupid on a dolphin. This is not the complete work but it shows a side by side of the two cupids….

Roman Sphinx

We were wrong in assuming this is a Greek figure. Looking back after knowing what it is it’s clear it is Roman because of the hair. Greek Sphinxs’…

Table support.

This gives you an idea of what the sphinx is used for. And helps you picture the sphinx.

Marble Pan and Satyr

Supportive image of Pan and Satyr. The small size Pan is pulling the thorn out of Satyr’s feet, and Satyr is faceup setting. Satyr’s horse ears and Pan’s…

Pan – Supporting image for ‘Aphrodite, Pan, and Eros’ statue

Pan was the god of shepherds and flocks, mountains, hunting, and music. He wandered the mountains and forests playing his pan-pipes and chasing Nymphs. He is depicted as…

Vestibule of Eros and Pan – our preliminary

Roman Mosaic: The Vestibule of Pan and Eros. This image is a large mosaic with multiple figures. In the centre, Pan and Eros appear to be meeting, followed…

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