Atrio (PN)

Female statue

Inv. Scu 38 The female statue wears a thin tunic (chiton) and a mantle (himation) also covering the head. The right hand holding the spool and the left hand grasping the folders of the mantle are modern restorations. The sculptural…

Crouching lion

Inv. Scu 50 This lion is shown crouching: this is a rather uncommon feature in antiquity and the pose may have been altered by modern restorations. Lions like this are most frequently represented squatting, standing on four legs or leaping…

Inscribed cippus

Inv. Scu 1898 The pedestal consists of a plinth decorated with a listel, a “cyma reversa” moulding, a fillet and a band, coarsely carved with a chisel. The lower side and the back are not visible. The current upper surface…

Colossal statue of a goddess (Diana?)

Inv. Scu 61 The colossal statue represents a goddess stepping forward. Its exact identification is still matter of debate, since there is no parallel for this specific iconographic type. The absence of bow and arrows and the pose appear to…

Torso of a man dressed in toga

Inv. Scu 2099 The statue lacks of head and arms, which, as testified by the cylindrical pivot housings, were most likely carved separately and then mounted; probably in white marble, they would have stood out chromatically from the red porphyry…

Statue of Julia Domna

Inv. Scu 49 The statue of the Empress Julia Domna belongs to a portrait type known through about 40 examples. The Empress is wearing a long tunic and cloak that covers the figure from the head, where it serves as…

Statue of Mercury

Inv. Scu 60 Statue of a young male god, standing, with his weight on his right leg and his left leg behind him. The figure is wearing a full cloak with wide hems, clasped with a buckle on his right…

Colossal statue of Minerva

Inv. Scu 37 The colossal statue (more than 3 m high) depicts the goddess Minerva. The goddess is armed with shield (she originally held a spear in her right hand) and is wearing the snake-trimmed Aegis adorned with the monstrous…

Female statue known as immortality

Inv. Scu 52 The statue rests on its left leg while the right is slightly bent; the figure is wearing a cloak (himation), tied across her torso, and a long short-sleeved peplos. The head, not pertinent to the body, is…