Sala del Galata

Statue of a Satyr in Repose

Inv. Scu 739 The work represents a naked young Satyr , recognizable by the pointed ears and the panther skin (pardalis) arranged obliquely from shoulder to hip. The figure rests his weight upon his left leg and is leaning to…

“Flora”

Inv. Scu 743 Statue of a standing girl, resting her weight upon her left leg, while her right leg is slightly bent. She is wearing a chiton and a mantle, which drapes over her body. On her head is a…

Statue of Dying Gaul

Inv. Scu 747 The Dying Gaul is one of the most celebrated and much admired works of the Musei Capitolini . The figure, identified as a Galatian by the twisted neck ring (torques), a typical ornament of Celtic warriors, has…

Group of Love and Psyche

Inv. Scu 408 Group of Love and Psyche wound in a tight embrace and kissing each other. The weight of both figures rests on their internal leg, while a marked rotation of their bust allows them to embrace each other.…

Statue of a Philosopher

Inv. Scu 737 The statue depicts a bearded philosopher of mature age. The figure is leaning on his left leg, while stepping forward with his right leg. The head is lightly inclined and is covered by short, wavy locks of…