Salone (PN)

Statue of an Old Woman

Inv. Scu 640 The figure is totally unbalanced towards the right: her legs are both bent, her shoulders draw a diagonal line towards the right, her left arm is bent and holds the hem of the cloak, and her right…

Statue of a Young Satyr

Inv. Scu 627 This statue represents a young satyr. He is shown nude with the exception of a nebris or panther skin that is tied upon his right shoulder and runs across his chest to drape his left shoulder and…

Statue of Apollo

Inv. Scu 648 In this work, Apollo is shown nude and stands upright with his weight carried on the left leg. His left leg and foot are slightly advanced, as if the god were taking a step forward. His right…

Portrait of Marcus Aurelius

Inv. Scu 650 Portrait of Marcus Aurelius of the so-called “Third Type”: recognizable from the peculiar style of the curls on the forehead. The head is currently mounted on an earlier statue wearing a lorica, dating to the early Imperial…

Statue of Harpocrates

Inv. Scu 646 The young god Harpocrates , son of Isis and Osiris, is represented totally naked in the typical gesture of silence, with the index finger to his lips. The gesture may allude to the mystic and secret character…

Statue of Athena

Inv. Scu 654 The sculpture depicts the goddess Athena (the equivalent of the Roman deity Minerva) in motion. The figure’s weight is carried on the slightly bent right leg. The left leg is rotated in the opposite direction and is…

Statue of an Athlete

Inv. Scu 633 The statue represents a young athlete standing still. His left leg is moved forward and bent and his head is turned torwards his right shoulder; the short, curly hair shows a greater detail on the back of…

Colossal statue, perhaps Hera

Inv. Scu 642 The goddess is wearing a long robe (chiton) with rich drapery formed by large sleeves that billow out from the belt around her and a cloak that slides down behind her and covers both shoulders; the scepter…

Statue of a Magistrate

Inv. Scu 635 This statue represents a gowned figure, likely a Roman magistrate. A basket for storing scrolls stands next to his left leg – this object is functional as well as decorative and acts as the support for the…