2nd century AD

Statue of Eros drawing his bow

Inv. Scu 410 The figure, whose weight rests on his left leg, is posed according to the direction of his arms, extended towards the right, holding a bow: in the effort of the movement, the young figure slightly twists his…

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…

Head of Amazon

Inv. Scu 1091 The head, leaning slightly downwards and with a pathetic look, belongs to a statue of a wounded Amazon, a statuary type conceived in the 5th century BC, of which numerous replicas exist. The statute, to which the…

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 a Youth

Inv. Scu 639 This statue depicts a young man; he is entirely nude with the exception of a himation or mantle (typical piece of clothing in Ancient Greece) that he wears draped over the lower half of his body. The…

Female bust

Inv. Scu 337 The bust features a young woman; the eyes have iris and pupil incised. The hair is parted in the middle and arranged in wavy locks tied back in a knot at the nape; this is typical of…

Female ideal head

Inv. Scu 665 The female head, looking down to left, is set on a male bust, not pertinent, which is clad in tunic and toga. The face is characterized by ideal features; the wavy hair, parted in the middle and…