Tag Archive for Artemis

Egyptian column with figured frieze

Inv. Scu 13 The Egyptian-type column, narrowing towards the bottom, is in granite from Elba; originally it was associated with a capital and a base in white marble worked separately. The frieze is carved around the shaft immediately above a…

Statue of Artemis

Inv. Scu 644 The goddess Artemis is wearing a light sleeveless chiton and sandals. The posture and the treatment of the draping are a variation of the Artemis at the Vatican, a type which is usually attributed to the sculptor…

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…

Upper part of a female statue

Inv. Scu 1123 The statue, of which only the upper part remains, probably represented a female deity. Larger-than-life, the figure wears a long tunic (peplos) fastened on the shoulders. The face, with idealized features, is characterized by a concentrated gaze…

Colossal statue of a goddess (Diana?)

Inv. Scu 61 The colossal statue represents a goddess stepping forward. Its exact identification is still matter of debate, since there is no parallel for this specific iconographic type. The absence of bow and arrows and the pose appear to…

Ideal female head

Inv. Scu 10 The colossal head is a copy made to replace the original that can no longer be displayed due to conservation issues; it was mounted with the original neck in a modern bust and also shows numerous modern…

Statue of a wounded Amazon

Inv. Scu 651 Known as the “Capitoline type” Amazon and found in about almost thirty copies, this representation of an Amazon is also called the “Sosikles type” due to the signature in Greek letters affixed on the support of the…