Salone (PN)

Female statue

Inv. Scu 647 Female portrait on a peplos statue. The statue does not belong to the head, and integration of the snake and patera, which lead to identify the statue with Hygieia, are also arbitrary. The body of the female…

Female Statue

Inv. Scu 641 The figure has been restored as if it represented a Muse, with the addition of a theatre mask in her left hand and a flute in her right. These integrations are not good additions at all: the…

Statue of a wounded Amazon

Inv. Scu 637 The woman is wearing a light chiton fastened only on one shoulder that leaves her right breast bare, and a chlamys that falls on her shoulders and is visible only at the joint of the neck. The…

Modern bust of emperor Trajan

Inv. Scu 630 The colossal bust of the emperor Trajan may date to the 16th century, based on the sculpting style. The inscription on its base makes reference to the acquisition of the pedestal (not the bust) by the Conservatori…

Statue of Athena

Inv. Scu 629 The goddess wears a chiton fastened right under the breast where there is the image of a short aegis with Gorgoneion and sandals. The Corinthian helmet is placed on the ancient head, not original to this statue.…

Statue of a Muse

Inv. Scu 653 This sculpture represents a standing Muse, clad in a chiton with short sleeves and a cloak that passes over her left shoulder and under her right arm; she wears sandals on her feet, while three feathers adorn…

Statue of a Young Centaur

Inv. Scu 656 This work depicts a young centaur, a mythological creature that is half man, half horse. In reflection of these creatures semi-wild nature, this centaur is shown entirely nude. A small animal skin hangs from his left arm…

Statue of an Old Centaur

Inv. Scu 658 The centaur is depicted entirely nude with the exception of a the nebris (deer skin) which hangs from his right shoulder. On the sculptural support beneath his horse abdomen, two castanets (hand-held percussion instruments) are shown in…

Statue of a man with head of Augustus

Inv. Scu 631 Male statue in heroic nudity. The portrait of Augustus, added later and thus not pertinent, is of the idealized type, with large wide-open eyes and wide, extended facial planes. The weight rests on the right leg, the…