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 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…

Group of Polyphemus and the Greek

Inv. Scu 53 This group shows Polyphemus holding the body of one of Ulysses’ dead companions. He sits on a rocky spur, with his torso leaning slightly towards the left and his right foot planted heavily on his victim’s limbs;…

Lower section of colossal statue

Inv. Scu 56 The fragmented colossal statue, usually interpreted as a female figure, could actually depict Apollo Citharoedus and therefore be integrated with a cithara on its left arm. As a matter of fact, the Doric peplos, which is typical…

Statue of a Bacchante

Inv. Scu 39 Female statue wearing a long robe (peplos) with the hem falling on her shoulders (apoptygma) and short cloak (clamys). The head wears a small corn-ear wreath (made in plaster and product of restoration). Some attributes lead to…

Female statue, so-called Aspasia Type

Inv. Scu 41 Marble statue made according to the type known as Aspasia and very popular in the Roman period, especially as the base of portrait heads. The female statue, in tunic and cloak, is characterized by the extreme rigidity…