From Tivoli

Colossal herm of a young god

Inv. Scu 375 The colossal herm features a young god, perhaps Apollo in his youth. The thick, wavy hair, parted at centre, is arranged in cork-screw locks falling on the shoulders. The head is encompassed by a tubular headband, which…

Statue of a wounded Amazon

Inv. Scu 733 This sculpture is identified as a replica of the first imperial period (10 BC-10 AD), of the famous Wounded Amazon made by the Greek sculptor Phidias. The woman wears a light chiton that covers only one shoulder…

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…

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…

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 winged Psyche

Inv. Scu 287 Found in the series of sculptures of Florentine Niobids , due to a similarity to these statues and actually being a copy, for a long time this statue was believed to be a daugther of Niobe of…

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 a Drunken Faun

Inv. Scu 657 It is one of the most famous statues of the Musei Capitolini. It depicts a faun, entirely nude with the exception of a nebris, or panther skin customarily worn by these mythological creatures. The skin is knotted…

Statue of Artemis

Inv. Scu 62 The statue features Artemis/Diana. The goddess is wearing a short tunic (chiton), a cloak knotted horizontally on the waist with wide puffs and high hunting footwear. The statuary type is known through numerous copies and most likely…

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…