Greek and Roman Mythology

  • Essays (57)
  • Works of Art (373)
  • Marble head and torso of Athena
    24.97.15
  • Terracotta reilef roundel with head of Medusa
    98.8.30
  • Terracotta two-handled vase
    06.1021.246a,b
  • Bronze greave (shin guard)
    1991.171.45
  • Terracotta pelike (jar)
    45.11.1
  • Gold pendant in the form of a gorgoneion (Gorgon's face)
    74.51.3397b
  • Terracotta gorgoneion antefix (roof tile)
    20.215
  • Terracotta column-krater (bowl for mixing wine and water)
    34.11.7
  • Terracotta lekythos (oil flask)
    06.1070
  • Bronze neck-amphora (jar) with lid and bail handle
    60.11.2a,b
  • Terracotta kylix: eye-cup (drinking cup)
    14.136
  • Terracotta painted gorgoneion antefix (roof tile)
    39.11.9
  • Part of the marble stele (grave marker) of Kalliades
    55.11.4
  • Terracotta stand
    31.11.4
  • Terracotta kylix: Siana cup (drinking cup)
    01.8.6
  • Terracotta aryballos in the form of a helmeted head
    41.162.74
  • Terracotta antefix with the head of Medusa
    27.122.14
  • Vase
    02.6.274
  • Dish
    50.211.76
  • Inlay, satyr
    30.8.183
  • Diana
    98.9.5
  • Paris
    2003.21.2
  • Venus Italica
    2003.21.1
  • Reclining Naiad
    1970.1
  • Sappho
    1986.85
  • Studies for headpieces and vignettes in the book, Amor und Psyche (Opus V)
    2001.621
  • Young Faun with Heron
    27.21.8
  • Cupid
    2015.243a,b
  • Standing cup with cover
    2010.110.70a,b
  • Fragment of a limestone relief with two standing figures
    1996.305
  • Vessel with Bearded Masks
    2014.215
  • Lead figure of a winged goddess
    24.195.4
  • Bowl with the Arms of Pope Julius II and the Manzoli of Bologna surrounded by putti, cornucopiae, satyrs, dolphins, birds, etc.
    1975.1.1015
  • Departure of the Amazons
    1976.100.6
  • Terracotta volute-krater (bowl for mixing wine and water)
    07.286.84
  • A Fountain in a Grotto
    1999.63
  • Plaque with Greek dedication to Isis, Serapis and Apollo by Komon for the benefit of Ptolemy IV and V
    89.2.652
  • Pendant in the Form of Neptune and a Sea Monster
    1982.60.378
  • Terracotta bell‑krater (bowl for mixing wine and water)
    07.286.85
  • Gold statuette of Zeus Serapis
    53.191.2
  • Banded agate ring stone
    81.6.28
  • Banded agate oval
    81.6.9
  • Carnelian ring stone
    81.6.102
  • Garnet ring stone
    81.6.31
  • Bronze thymiaterion
    1972.118.87
  • Marble statuette of young Dionysos
    2011.517
  • Marble head of Zeus Ammon
    2012.22
  • Jupiter and Juno: Study for the 'Furti di Giove' Tapestries
    2011.36
  • Neptune from the
    2011.14
  • Mercury in a Decorative Frame with Grotesques
    23.101.4
  • Cross-shaped pendant and four other motifs
    23.101.8
  • Dish with Apollo and Daphne
    1987.142.307
  • Steelyard Weight with the Bust of Athena
    59.184
  • Textile Fragment with Hunting Scene
    51.57
  • Stucco relief panels
    92.11.2-7,.9
  • Roundel with Amazons and a Cross
    1987.442.5
  • Cameo glass medallion of a maenad
    17.194.10
  • Andromache and Astyanax
    25.110.14
  • The Mourning of Pallas
    1996.567
  • Bronze furniture attachment
    23.160.79
  • Bronze furniture attachment
    27.253.1
  • Pair of silver scyphi (cups) with relief decoration
    1994.43.1,.2
  • Bronze handle attachment in the form of a mask
    1972.118.98
  • Terracotta neck-amphora (jar)
    2010.147
  • Glass bowl decorated with hunting scenes
    17.194.328
  • Terracotta pelike (jar)
    01.8.14
  • Marble inscribed statue base
    26.60.70a,b
  • Marble Statue Group of the Three Graces
    2010.260
  • Victory
    12.143
  • Marble statue of a youthful Hercules
    03.12.13
  • Jan Ruckers harpsichord
    L.1986.67
  • Mantel
    1999.126
  • Ariadne
    97.29.2
  • Terracotta amphora (jar)
    47.11.5
  • Terracotta kylix: eye-cup (drinking cup)
    09.221.39
  • Terracotta lekythos (oil flask)
    64.300
  • Terracotta kylix (drinking cup)
    53.11.4
  • Terracotta calyx-krater (bowl for mixing wine and water)
    56.171.48
  • Terracotta Nolan neck-amphora (jar)
    56.171.42
  • Terracotta lekythos (oil flask)
    31.11.13
  • Venus Giving Arms to Aeneas
    32.100.158
  • Bacchante
    1973.263
  • The Woman in the Waves
    29.100.62
  • The Punishment of the Arrogant Niobe by Diana and Apollo
    1983.426
  • The Rape of Europa and Mercury and the Three Graces
    17.190.1413
  • Sardonyx cameo fragment with Jupiter astride an eagle
    32.142.2
  • Young Faun with Heron
    2008.26
  • Wilton Album, folio 10a: Priapus and Lotis
    27.78.1_26
  • Roundel (tondo)
    1975.1.1025
  • Ameto's Discovery of the Nymphs
    26.287.1,2
  • Seated Figure of Mercury
    1997.154
  • Neptune
    24.80.91
  • Hercules and Achelous
    1982.60.129
  • Cupid on a Lion
    1980.220
  • Eurydice
    17.190.737
  • Broth bowl
    41.49.2
  • Education of the Infant Bacchus
    40.20.30
  • Nessus Abducting Deianira
    2004.164
  • Gold finger ring engraved with an image of Hermes
    1994.230.3
  • Gold ring with intaglio of seated woman and flying Eros
    1994.230.1
  • Venus and Cupid
    1982.60.48
  • Marble head of Athena: The so-called Athena Medici
    2007.293
  • Study of Eleven Heads
    2006.101
  • Smallsword with scabbard
    1998.35a,b
  • Satyr
    1982.60.91
  • Head of Medusa
    2003.431
  • Tunic with Dionysian Ornament
    26.9.8
  • Pommel plate
    29.171
  • Vase or clock ornament
    07.225.510.316
  • Marble statue of Aphrodite
    2006.509
  • Satyrs and Nymphs
    2007.174
  • Iphicles Saved from a Serpent by his Brother Hercules
    2006.453
  • Diana and Actaeon (Diana Surprised in Her Bath)
    1975.1.162
  • Terracotta hydria: kalpis (water jar)
    25.28
  • Terracotta hydria (water jar)
    24.97.5
  • Terracotta calyx-krater (bowl for mixing wine and water)
    08.258.21
  • Bronze statuette of Aphrodite
    12.173
  • Marble statue of Aphrodite
    52.11.5
  • Terracotta neck-amphora (jar)
    98.8.13
  • Oedipus and the Sphinx
    21.134.1
  • Pandora
    60.19.1
  • Aeneas Erects a Tomb to his Nurse, Caieta, and Flees the Country of Circe (Aeneid, Book VII)
    88.3.85
  • Marble head of a deity wearing a Dionysiac fillet
    1992.11.66
  • Marble disk with a herm of Dionysus in relief
    26.60.27
  • Terracotta Hadra hydria (water jar)
    90.9.67
  • Marble head of Athena
    1996.178
  • Marble statue of Herakles seated on a rock
    11.55
  • Gold openwork hairnet with medallion
    1987.220
  • Casket (Confanetto or Scrigno)
    17.190.848
  • Allegory of Music
    2006.71
  • Diana the Huntress
    1989.21
  • The Marriage of Cupid and Psyche
    1973.116
  • Terracotta lekythos (oil flask)
    41.162.29
  • The Birth of Venus
    94.24.1
  • Fontana di Mercurio nel Giardino del Gran Duca di Toscana
    1991.1073.145_3.9
  • Stanza de Venti nel Teatro di Belvedere di Frascati
    1991.1073.145_2.7
  • 26.238.9a-f
  • Tray with engraved arms of William Burrell (1791–1847)
    1977.436.3
  • Nine-light candelabrum
    60.55.10a-s
  • Nine-light candelabrum
    1976.423.1a-h
  • Ivory decorative plaque
    17.190.73
  • La Giostra di Giuliano de Medici...
    25.30.22
  • Quatriregio (Four Realms)
    21.4.1
  • Le Sorti...intitolate giardino di pensieri
    37.37.23
  • Nessus Abducting Deianira
    2004.174
  • The Titan's Goblet
    04.29.2
  • Minerva Protecting the Young King of Rome
    27.191.2
  • Breakfast service (dejeuner)
    56.29.1-8
  • Pair of candelabra
    10.108.1a,b
  • The Golden Age
    63.92.3
  • Bacchante (Grapes or Autumn)
    1975.312.7
  • Orpheus and Eurydice
    10.63.2
  • Iris, Messenger of the Gods
    1984.364.7
  • Eternal Spring
    17.120.184
  • Pair of flintlock pistols
    1992.330.1-.2
  • Perseus with the Head of Medusa
    67.110.1
  • The Demidoff Table
    03.11a-d
  • Jewelry casket
    1998.19
  • Versailles, France
    1992.5152
  • Presentation Sword and Scabbard of Brigadier General Daniel Davis (1777–1814) of the New York Militia
    22.19
  • Marble sarcophagus with garlands and the myth of Theseus and Ariadne
    90.12a,b
  • Marble sarcophagus with the contest between the Muses and the Sirens
    10.104
  • Alabaster cinerary urn
    96.9.225a,b
  • Carved amber bow of a fibula (safety pin)
    17.190.2067
  • Terracotta antefix (roof tile)
    26.60.73
  • Terracotta column-krater (bowl for mixing wine and water)
    50.11.4
  • Bronze hydria (water jar)
    44.11.9
  • Tetradrachm of Seleucus I
    1974.105.9
  • Gold ring
    10.132.1
  • Belt buckle
    2000.571
  • 2002.230
  • Clytie
    11.68.1
  • Daphne
    1973.133
  • Head of Victory
    07.90
  • Diana
    1985.353
  • Bacchante and Infant Faun
    97.19
  • Mourning Victory from the Melvin Memorial
    15.75
  • Boy and Duck
    22.61
  • Diana
    27.21.9
  • Diana
    28.101
  • Richard Watson Gilder, Helena de Kay Gilder, and Rodman de Kay Gilder
    2002.445
  • Bronze cista (toiletries box)
    96.18.1
  • Bronze cista (toiletries box)
    22.84.2
  • Bronze cista (toiletries box)
    22.84.1
  • Faun with Stars
    1970.305
  • The Great Sirens
    1979.356
  • The Muses at the Foot of Mt. Parnassus
    49.97.585
  • Lament of the Art of Painting
    1988.1086
  • Apollo and the Muses on Parnassus
    28.22.36
  • Apollo, Marsyas, and the Judgment of Midas
    41.1.210
  • Apollo, Pan, and a putto blowing a horn, from a series of eight compositions after Francesco Primaticcio's designs for the ceiling of the Ulysses Gallery (destroyed 1738-39) at Fontainebleau
    49.95.161
  • A satyr reclincing near a large vase set in a landscape
    17.50.17-464
  • The procession of Silenus who is carried on an ass preceeded by a bacchant playing the cymbals and other figures
    49.97.82
  • Drunken Silenus holding a cup aloft, into which a Satyr pours wine
    22.67.14
  • The Triumph of Love, from The Triumphs of Petrarch
    25.2.33
  • Venus entrusting Cupid to Time
    57.619.5
  • Venus and Mars Embracing as Vulcan Works at His Forge
    49.97.351
  • Methamorphoseos vulgare
    22.16
  • Cupid with the Arms of Mars
    49.97.479
  • Venus and Adonis
    53.522.28
  • Venus and the Nymphs Lamenting the Death of Adonis
    17.37.33
  • Venus removing a thorn from her left foot while seated on a cloth next to trees, a hare lower right
    1986.1180.213
  • Zeus abducting Ganymede, horses, dogs and other figures below, set within a landscape
    25.2.9
  • Ganymede as a young boy riding a large eagle (Zeus) in flight above a landscape
    37.3.10
  • Jupiter tumbling from a horse-drawn carriage at right, Ganymede in the form of an eagle carries a woman in the upper centre, below Venus in he cnetre flanked at the left by the three Graces
    49.97.328
  • Amorini Celebrate the Rape of Proserpina
    45.78.123
  • Rape of Persephone
    60.611.66
  • Orpheus seated and playing his lyre, charming the animals
    28.97.99
  • Orpheus and Eurydice
    56.581.12
  • Hercules and the Hydra; wielding a torch he attacks the winged, multi-headed Hydra in rocky landscape, a hawk attacks a heron in the sky
    27.20.2
  • Hercules defeating the river god Acheolus in the form of a bull, with three women to his left holding cornucopias, from a series of six engravings of Herculean Subjects
    49.50.208
  • Perseus Saving Andromeda
    2001.741
  • Naval Battle between Trojans and Greeks
    53.600.996
  • The Trojans Pulling the Wooden Horse into the City
    53.600.4450
  • The Rape of the Sabines
    22.73.3-73,74,75
  • The Garden of Venus who reclines in the centre before a term of Pan and surrounded by cupids
    26.70.3_44
  • Venus Whipping Cupid with Roses
    17.50.16_188
  • Rape of Persephone with Pluto on horseback at right
    22.73.3_152
  • The Sacrifice of Iphigenia
    26.70.3_43
  • Apollo & Diana
    20.92.2
  • Bacchanal with Silenus; a frieze composition with ten figures around Silenus who is carried by two satyrs
    29.44.15
  • Psiche Curieuse
    1976.629
  • Hercules and Antaeus
    22.67.80
  • The Dream of Aeneas
    17.50.17.85
  • Fall of the Giants
    49.95.8
  • Fall of the Giants
    17.50.2
  • Apollo standing at left shooting a python with an arrow, above to the left are the muses and at right on a cloud Cupid approaching Apollo, from the 'Story of Apollo and Daphne'
    49.97.323
  • Apollo and Daphne
    26.70.3[195]
  • Apollo holding pipes in his right hand accompanied by Pegasus
    49.95.286
  • Apollo sitting on Parnassus surrounded by the muses and famous poets
    17.37.150
  • Minerva and the Muses
    27.78.2_99
  • Sleeping Cupid
    22.73.3_107
  • Limestone sarcophagus
    74.51.2451
  • Wall painting from the west wall of Room L of the Villa of P. Fannius Synistor at Boscoreale
    03.14.4
  • Marble herm
    03.12.4
  • Statue of Dionysos leaning on a female figure (
    1990.247
  • Marble statuette of triple-bodied Hekate and the three Graces
    1987.11.2
  • Marble relief with Hermes
    1991.11.8
  • The Toilet of Venus
    20.155.9
  • Bacchanal
    1998.225
  • Fall of the Giants
    24.63.1829
  • Ewer
    1980.79
  • Centerpiece
    1977.216.37
  • The Fall of Phaeton
    1992.376
  • The Fall of Phaeton, from the series Ovid's Metamorphoses
    49.97.662
  • The Great Hercules
    46.140.28
  • Tantalus, from The Four Disgracers
    53.601.338_3
  • Apollo
    51.501.3
  • Autumn; Study for an Engraving
    61.25.2
  • Plate 12: Diana standing in a niche, twisting to her left and pulling an arrow out of a quiver, with a deer to her right, from a series of mythological gods and goddesses
    49.97.233
  • Le Bassin d'Apollon [The Fountain of Apollo, Versailles]
    52.519.84.88
  • Diana and Cupid
    1982.438
  • Leda and the Swan
    1982.60.11
  • La famille du Satyr
    1996.328.2
  • Study of a Nude Man Holding Bottles
    1972.118.238
  • L'Autonne, in L'Oeuvre D'Antoine Watteau Pientre du Roy en son Academie Roïale de Peinture et Sculpture Gravé d'après ses Tableaux & Desseins originaux...par les Soins de M. de Jullienne, Volume II, page 52
    28.113_2.52
  • Vertumnus and Pomona
    60.176.2
  • First Fruits of the Earth Offered to Saturn
    1971.273
  • Minerva
    1975.312.6
  • Vase
    66.17
  • Cupid and Psyche
    05.46
  • Harpsichord
    89.4.2929
  • The Dream of Aeneas
    65.118
  • The Glorification of the Barbaro Family
    23.128
  • The Apotheosis of the Spanish Monarchy
    1980.363
  • Study for a Triton (recto); Anatomical Studies (?) (verso)
    1973.265
  • Aeneas and His Family Fleeing Troy
    47.100.1023
  • Orpheus and Eurydice
    17.37.170
  • Omnia vincit Amor
    17.3.1853
  • Wilton album, folio 41: The Drunken Silenus (Tazza Farnese)
    27.78.1.150
  • Annibale Carracci Introduces Painting to Apollo and Minerva
    51.501.2593
  • Shield
    42.50.16
  • Diana and her Nymphs
    20.44.3
  • The Destruction of the Children of Niobe: From a set of The Horses
    36.149.1
  • Allegory of the Planets and Continents
    1977.1.3
  • Triton Sounding a Conch Shell
    1970.15
  • Satyr Family (Pan and his Family), from the Scherzi
    1976.537_19
  • [Fashion Photograph for Lord and Taylor]
    41.65.2
  • Gold glass base of a beaker
    28.57.23
  • Marble statue of a woman
    03.12.17
  • Terracotta statuette of Nike, the personification of victory
    07.286.23
  • Marble relief with a dancing maenad
    35.11.3
  • Victory
    17.90.1
  • The Pleiades
    10.64.13
  • The Feast of Achelous
    45.141
  • Venus and Adonis
    37.162
  • The Trojan Women Setting Fire to Their Fleet
    55.119
  • Midas Washing at the Source of the Pactolus
    71.56
  • Marcantonio Pasqualini (1614-1691) Crowned by Apollo
    1981.317
  • Barberini Cabinet
    1988.19
  • The Rape of Proserpina
    1997.377
  • Bacchanal: A Faun Teased by Children
    1976.92
  • Blind Orion Searching for the Rising Sun
    24.45.1
  • The Night-Hag Visiting Lapland Witches
    1980.411
  • Samson (or Hercules?)
    2001.568
  • The Intoxication of Wine
    14.40.687
  • Marsyas
    2002.468
  • Mantel clock
    46.162
  • Gold aureus of Septimius Severus
    99.35.218
  • The Return of Neptune
    59.198
  • Cubiculum (bedroom) from the Villa of P. Fannius Synistor at Boscoreale
    03.14.13a-g
  • Glass cameo cup fragment
    81.10.349
  • Figure of Isis-Aphrodite
    1991.76
  • Mandora
    64.101.1409
  • Standing Male Nude Holding a Bow (
    63.212
  • The Musicians
    52.81
  • Venetian Woman with Moveable Skirt
    55.503.30
  • Paris
    55.93
  • The Battle with the Sagittary and the Conference at Achilles' Tent (from Scenes from the Story of the Trojan War)
    52.69
  • The Birth of Cupid
    41.48
  • The Nymph of Fontainebleau
    42.150.12
  • Venus and Adonis
    49.7.16
  • Design Fragment for the Left Side of the 'Fonte Gaia' in Siena
    49.141
  • The Apollo Belvedere from the Vatican his left hand resting on the tree trunk around which coils a python
    49.97.114
  • The Contest between Athena and Poseidon
    49.97.589
  • Aglauros’s Vision of the Bridal Chamber of Herse, from the Story of Mercury and Herse
    41.190.135
  • Apollo
    41.190.534
  • The Drowning of Britomartis from Scenes from the Story of Diana
    42.57.1
  • Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae: The Farnese Hercules
    41.72_2.63
  • Venus and the Lute Player
    36.29
  • Satyr Playing a Lyre, with a Sleeping Nymph
    31.31.19
  • Armor of Henry II, King of France (reigned 1547–59)
    39.121
  • Hercules and Nessus
    32.100.237
  • The Judgment of Paris
    28.221
  • Design for a Wall Decoration with a River God and Putti carrying the Symbols of King François I
    2001.514
  • Sallet in the Shape of a Lion's Head
    23.141
  • Cabinet
    25.135.112
  • The Triumph of Fame; (reverse) Impresa of the Medici Family and Arms of the Medici and Tornabuoni Families
    1995.7
  • Diana and Actaeon
    1997.93
  • Two Satyrs in a Landscape
    1999.28
  • Hercules Chasing Avarice from the Temple of the Muses
    20.24.76
  • The Feast of the Gods at the Marriage of Cupid and Psyche
    2000.113
  • Studies for Hercules Holding a Club Seen in Frontal View, Male Nude Unsheathing a Sword, and the Movements of Water (recto); Study for Hercules Holding a Club Seen in Rear View (verso)
    2000.328a,b
  • Venus and Cupid
    1986.138
  • The Wedding Feast of Cupid and Psyche
    1984.195
  • Bacchanal with a Wine Vat
    1986.1159
  • Pan
    1982.45
  • Incense Burner
    1982.60.108
  • Armorial Plate (tondino): The story of King Midas
    1975.1.1019
  • Broth bowl and cover (scodella and tagliere) from an accouchement set; Aeneas leaving Troy with his father and son (inside bowl); Pyramis and Thisbe (on cover)
    1975.1.1043a,b
  • Plate (piatto): The story of Aeneas
    1975.1.1131
  • The Judgment of Paris; he is sitting at left with Venus, Juno and Pallas Athena, a winged victory above; in the upper section the Sun in his chariot preceeded by Castor and Pollux on horseback; at lower right two river gods and a naiad above whom Jupiter, an eagle, Ganymede, Diana and another Goddess
    19.74.1
  • Farnese Hercules
    17.37.59
  • Triton
    14.40.689
  • Labors of Hercules
    17.190.310
  • Mars and Venus United by Love
    10.189
  • Bronze box mirror
    25.78.44a-d
  • Terracotta lekythos (oil flask)
    21.88.17
  • Bronze mirror with a support in the form of a nude girl
    38.11.3
  • Marble statue of a wounded Amazon
    32.11.4
  • Set of jewelry
    06.1217.1-.13
  • Gold stater
    52.127.4
  • Terracotta Panathenaic prize amphora
    07.286.79
  • Terracotta lekythos (oil flask)
    53.224
  • Terracotta lekythos (oil flask)
    25.78.2
  • Marble calyx-krater with reliefs of maidens and dancing maenads
    23.184
  • Terracotta amphora (jar)
    63.11.6
  • Terracotta Panathenaic prize amphora
    16.71
  • Terracotta stamnos (jar)
    06.1021.178
  • Terracotta volute-krater (bowl for mixing wine and water)
    21.88.74
  • Terracotta column-krater (bowl for mixing wine and water)
    31.11.11
  • Terracotta aryballos (oil flask)
    26.49
  • Limestone statue of Aphrodite holding winged Eros
    74.51.2464
  • Panel with the Triumph of Dionysus
    90.5.873
  • Bronze statue of Eros sleeping
    43.11.4
  • Marble sarcophagus with the Triumph of Dionysos and the Seasons
    55.11.5
  • Bronze Herakles
    28.77
  • Bronze chariot inlaid with ivory
    03.23.1
  • Cameo with Hercules and the Nemean Lion within a Garland
    38.150.23
  • Game Piece with Hercules Throwing Diomedes to his Man–Eating Horses
    16.106
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