Relief

Tabula iliaca

Inv. Scu 316 This fragmentary limestone slab is one of the 19 Tabulae Iliacae known so far; these are miniature stone slabs on which are depicted episodes from the Homeric poems captioned with inscriptions. The composition is divided into two…

Fragmentary relief with parts of a chariot

Inv. Scu 2004 A horse with its front legs raised, strutting to the right, appears in the relief’s foreground. The details of the muzzle, mane and of the tense muscles of the abdomen are carefully carved and convey an effect…

Relief with Hadrian entering Rome

Inv. Scu 810 The relief represents Hadrian entering Rome, greeted by the personification of the city, dressed as an Amazon. In the image, Hadrian, wearing a toga, enters Rome surrounded by his body guards: to his right there is a…

Fragment of landscape relief

Inv. Scu 1426 The fragment shows a complex representation on several planes. In the centre of the scene, one can recognize the pediment of a temple decorated with a shield with Gorgon ’s head, held up by two Tritons .…

Relief with the figure of Eros

Inv. Scu 1716 The Pentelic marble figure has been identified as Eros due to a fragment of a small wing on his left shoulder. The young god is represented naked wearing only a cloak that, resting on his left shoulder,…