Tag Archive for Apollo

Marsyas hanging on a tree

Inv. Scu 1077 The monumental statue represents the silen Marsyas hanging on a tree, waiting to be flayed upon order by Apollo . The work stands out for the pathos expressed by the silen, seen both in the features of…

Statue of Apollo Citharede

Inv. Scu 736 Statue of Apollo holding a large cithara (lyre). The god is nude except for a mantle thrown over his left shoulder; he is caught in a pause of his musical activities and he is gazing into the…

Statue of Apollo

Inv. Scu 648 This statue is a replica of the famous Apollo made by Phidias in the Kassel style. This style was common in the fifth century B.C. and is sometimes called the severe style.  Ancient sculptors struggled to depict…