• Marble statue of Athena, the Goddess of Wisdom, Skills & Warfare from Leptis Magna, Tripolitana. Roman copy of Greek 5th cent. B.C statue. Istanbul Archaeological Museum, Turkey. Inv. No 435T Cat. Mendel 532.
  • Marble statue of Athena, the Goddess of Wisdom, Skills & Warfare from Leptis Magna, Tripolitana. Roman copy of Greek 5th cent. B.C statue. Istanbul Archaeological Museum, Turkey. Inv. No 435T Cat. Mendel 532.
  • Roman marble sculpture of Athena from the tabling of the Villa of the Papyri in Herculaneum, Naples Museum of Archaeology, Italy
  • Roman marble sculpture of Athena from the tabling of the Villa of the Papyri in Herculaneum, Naples Museum of Archaeology, Italy
  • Roman marble sculpture of Athena from the tabling of the Villa of the Papyri in Herculaneum, Naples Museum of Archaeology, Italy
  • Roman marble sculpture of Athena from the tabling of the Villa of the Papyri in Herculaneum, Naples Museum of Archaeology, Italy
  • Roman marble sculpture of Athena from the tabling of the Villa of the Papyri in Herculaneum, Naples Museum of Archaeology, Italy
  • Roman marble sculpture of Athena, inv 6321, Museum of Archaeology, Italy
  • Roman marble sculpture of Athena, inv 6321, Museum of Archaeology, Italy
  • Roman marble sculpture of Athena, inv 6321, Museum of Archaeology, Italy
  • Marble statue of Athena, the Goddess of Wisdom, Skills & Warfare from Leptis Magna, Tripolitana. Roman copy of Greek 5th cent. B.C statue. Istanbul Archaeological Museum, Turkey. Inv. No 435T Cat. Mendel 532.
  • Roman marble sculpture of Athena, inv 6321, Museum of Archaeology, Italy
  • Marble statue of Athena, the Goddess of Wisdom, Skills & Warfare from Leptis Magna, Tripolitana. Roman copy of Greek 5th cent. B.C statue. Istanbul Archaeological Museum, Turkey. Inv. No 435T Cat. Mendel 532.
  • Roman marble sculpture of Athena, inv 6321, Museum of Archaeology, Italy
  • The Parthenon Temple, the Acropolis of Athens in Greece.
  • The Parthenon Temple, the Acropolis of Athens in Greece.
  • The Parthenon Temple, the Acropolis of Athens in Greece.
  • The Parthenon Temple, the Acropolis of Athens in Greece.
  • The Parthenon Temple, the Acropolis of Athens in Greece.
  • The Parthenon Temple, the Acropolis of Athens in Greece.
  • The Parthenon Temple, the Acropolis of Athens in Greece.
  • The Parthenon Temple, the Acropolis of Athens in Greece.
  • The Parthenon Temple, the Acropolis of Athens in Greece.
  • The Parthenon Temple, the Acropolis of Athens in Greece.
  • The Parthenon Temple, the Acropolis of Athens in Greece.
  • The Parthenon Temple, the Acropolis of Athens in Greece.
  • The Parthenon Temple, the Acropolis of Athens in Greece.
  • The Parthenon Temple, the Acropolis of Athens in Greece.
  • The Parthenon Temple, the Acropolis of Athens in Greece.
  • The Parthenon Temple, the Acropolis of Athens in Greece.
  • A Roman statue of the Parthenon Athena, a Roman copy of the great statue from the Parthenon in Athens. Louvre Museum, Paris.
  • Roman statue of Athena. Marble. Perge. 2nd century AD. Inv no . Antalya Archaeology Museum; Turkey.
  • Roman statue of Athena. Marble. Perge. 2nd century AD. Inv no . Antalya Archaeology Museum; Turkey. Against a warm art background.
  • Roman statue of Athena. Marble. Perge. 2nd century AD. Inv no . Antalya Archaeology Museum; Turkey. Against a white background.
  • Roman statue of Athena. Marble. Perge. 2nd century AD. Inv no . Antalya Archaeology Museum; Turkey. Against a black background.
  • Roman statue of Athena. Marble. Perge. 2nd century AD. Inv no . Antalya Archaeology Museum; Turkey.  Against a grey background
  • Roman statue of goddes Athena from the tablinum of the Villa of the Papyri in Herculaneum, Museum of Archaeology, Italy, black background
  • Roman statue of goddes Athena from the tablinum of the Villa of the Papyri in Herculaneum, Museum of Archaeology, Italy
  • Roman statue of goddes Athena from the tablinum of the Villa of the Papyri in Herculaneum, Museum of Archaeology, Italy, white background
  • Roman statue of goddes Athena from the tablinum of the Villa of the Papyri in Herculaneum, Museum of Archaeology, Italy, grey background
  • Roman statue of goddes Athena from the tablinum of the Villa of the Papyri in Herculaneum, Museum of Archaeology, Italy
  • The ancient Doric Greek  temple of Athena of Pastum built in about 500 BC.  Paestum archaeological site, Italy.
  • The ancient Doric Greek  temple of Athena of Pastum built in about 500 BC.  Paestum archaeological site, Italy.
  • The ancient Doric Greek  temple of Athena of Pastum built in about 500 BC.  Paestum archaeological site, Italy.
  • The ancient Doric Greek  temple of Athena of Pastum built in about 500 BC.  Paestum archaeological site, Italy.
  • The ancient Doric Greek  temple of Athena of Pastum built in about 500 BC.  Paestum archaeological site, Italy.
  • The ancient Doric Greek  temple of Athena of Pastum built in about 500 BC.  Paestum archaeological site, Italy.
  • The ancient Doric Greek  temple of Athena of Pastum built in about 500 BC.  Paestum archaeological site, Italy.
  • The ancient Doric Greek  temple of Athena of Pastum built in about 500 BC.  Paestum archaeological site, Italy.
  • The ancient Doric Greek  temple of Athena of Pastum built in about 500 BC.  Paestum archaeological site, Italy.
  • The ancient Doric Greek  temple of Athena of Pastum built in about 500 BC.  Paestum archaeological site, Italy.
  • The ancient Doric Greek  temple of Athena of Pastum built in about 500 BC.  Paestum archaeological site, Italy.
  • The ancient Doric Greek  temple of Athena of Pastum built in about 500 BC.  Paestum archaeological site, Italy.
  • The ancient Doric Greek  temple of Athena of Pastum built in about 500 BC.  Paestum archaeological site, Italy.
  • The ancient Doric Greek  temple of Athena of Pastum built in about 500 BC.  Paestum archaeological site, Italy.
  • The ancient Doric Greek  temple of Athena of Pastum built in about 500 BC.  Paestum archaeological site, Italy.
  • The ancient Doric Greek  temple of Athena of Pastum built in about 500 BC.  Paestum archaeological site, Italy.
  • The ancient Doric Greek  temple of Athena of Pastum built in about 500 BC.  Paestum archaeological site, Italy.
  • The ancient Doric Greek  temple of Athena of Pastum built in about 500 BC.  Paestum archaeological site, Italy.
  • The ancient Doric Greek  temple of Athena of Pastum built in about 500 BC.  Paestum archaeological site, Italy.
  • The ancient Doric Greek  temple of Athena of Pastrum built in about 500 BC.  Paestrum archaeological site, Italy.
  • The ancient Doric Greek  temple of Athena of Pastrum built in about 500 BC.  Paestrum archaeological site, Italy.
  • The ancient Doric Greek  temple of Athena of Pastrum built in about 500 BC.  Paestrum archaeological site, Italy.
  • The ancient Doric Greek  temple of Athena of Pastrum built in about 500 BC.  Paestrum archaeological site, Italy.
  • The ancient Doric Greek  temple of Athena of Pastrum built in about 500 BC.  Paestrum archaeological site, Italy.
  • The ancient Doric Greek  temple of Athena of Pastrum built in about 500 BC.  Paestrum archaeological site, Italy.
  • Roman statue of Athena (Roman Minerva) Sitting - from the Augustan period circa 63-43 BC the statue is a copy of a  5th century BC Greek  original, found in a palace on the Via Marmorato off the piazza dell’Emporio, Rome. The statue represents the goddess Minerva, dressed in chiton and himation which covers her head. The face and neck, now lost, have been substituted by a plaster cast of the Athena Carpegna. The aegis with the gorge emblem on her breast have enabled the goddess to be identified as Athena, the Roman Minerva, genially depicted in the guise of a helmeted female warrior. Its remarkable size suggests that this was a cult image, although a hypothesis remains linking it to the temple of Minerva on the Aventine. The sculpture bears the hallmark of a second of the 5th century BC Hellenistic Greek statue  made by Phidias. but uses different materials from the original which would have been in gold and ivory .National Roman Museum, Rome, Italy
  • Roman statue of Athena (Roman Minerva) Sitting - from the Augustan period circa 63-43 BC the statue is a copy of a  5th century BC Greek  original, found in a palace on the Via Marmorato off the piazza dell’Emporio, Rome. The statue represents the goddess Minerva, dressed in chiton and himation which covers her head. The face and neck, now lost, have been substituted by a plaster cast of the Athena Carpegna. The aegis with the gorge emblem on her breast have enabled the goddess to be identified as Athena, the Roman Minerva, genially depicted in the guise of a helmeted female warrior. Its remarkable size suggests that this was a cult image, although a hypothesis remains linking it to the temple of Minerva on the Aventine. The sculpture bears the hallmark of a second of the 5th century BC Hellenistic Greek statue  made by Phidias. but uses different materials from the original which would have been in gold and ivory .National Roman Museum, Rome, Italy
  • Roman statue of Athena (Roman Minerva) Sitting - from the Augustan period circa 63-43 BC the statue is a copy of a  5th century BC Greek  original, found in a palace on the Via Marmorato off the piazza dell’Emporio, Rome. The statue represents the goddess Minerva, dressed in chiton and himation which covers her head. The face and neck, now lost, have been substituted by a plaster cast of the Athena Carpegna. The aegis with the gorge emblem on her breast have enabled the goddess to be identified as Athena, the Roman Minerva, genially depicted in the guise of a helmeted female warrior. Its remarkable size suggests that this was a cult image, although a hypothesis remains linking it to the temple of Minerva on the Aventine. The sculpture bears the hallmark of a second of the 5th century BC Hellenistic Greek statue  made by Phidias. but uses different materials from the original which would have been in gold and ivory .National Roman Museum, Rome, Italy
  • Roman statue of Athena (Roman Minerva) Sitting - from the Augustan period circa 63-43 BC the statue is a copy of a  5th century BC Greek  original, found in a palace on the Via Marmorato off the piazza dell’Emporio, Rome. The statue represents the goddess Minerva, dressed in chiton and himation which covers her head. The face and neck, now lost, have been substituted by a plaster cast of the Athena Carpegna. The aegis with the gorge emblem on her breast have enabled the goddess to be identified as Athena, the Roman Minerva, genially depicted in the guise of a helmeted female warrior. Its remarkable size suggests that this was a cult image, although a hypothesis remains linking it to the temple of Minerva on the Aventine. The sculpture bears the hallmark of a second of the 5th century BC Hellenistic Greek statue  made by Phidias. but uses different materials from the original which would have been in gold and ivory .National Roman Museum, Rome, Italy
  • Roman statue of Athena (Roman Minerva) Sitting - from the Augustan period circa 63-43 BC the statue is a copy of a  5th century BC Greek  original, found in a palace on the Via Marmorato off the piazza dell’Emporio, Rome. The statue represents the goddess Minerva, dressed in chiton and himation which covers her head. The face and neck, now lost, have been substituted by a plaster cast of the Athena Carpegna. The aegis with the gorge emblem on her breast have enabled the goddess to be identified as Athena, the Roman Minerva, genially depicted in the guise of a helmeted female warrior. Its remarkable size suggests that this was a cult image, although a hypothesis remains linking it to the temple of Minerva on the Aventine. The sculpture bears the hallmark of a second of the 5th century BC Hellenistic Greek statue  made by Phidias. but uses different materials from the original which would have been in gold and ivory .National Roman Museum, Rome, Italy
  • Roman statue of Athena (Roman Minerva) Sitting - from the Augustan period circa 63-43 BC the statue is a copy of a  5th century BC Greek  original, found in a palace on the Via Marmorato off the piazza dell’Emporio, Rome. The statue represents the goddess Minerva, dressed in chiton and himation which covers her head. The face and neck, now lost, have been substituted by a plaster cast of the Athena Carpegna. The aegis with the gorge emblem on her breast have enabled the goddess to be identified as Athena, the Roman Minerva, genially depicted in the guise of a helmeted female warrior. Its remarkable size suggests that this was a cult image, although a hypothesis remains linking it to the temple of Minerva on the Aventine. The sculpture bears the hallmark of a second of the 5th century BC Hellenistic Greek statue  made by Phidias. but uses different materials from the original which would have been in gold and ivory .National Roman Museum, Rome, Italy
  • Roman statue of Athena (Roman Minerva) Sitting - from the Augustan period circa 63-43 BC the statue is a copy of a  5th century BC Greek  original, found in a palace on the Via Marmorato off the piazza dell’Emporio, Rome. The statue represents the goddess Minerva, dressed in chiton and himation which covers her head. The face and neck, now lost, have been substituted by a plaster cast of the Athena Carpegna. The aegis with the gorge emblem on her breast have enabled the goddess to be identified as Athena, the Roman Minerva, genially depicted in the guise of a helmeted female warrior. Its remarkable size suggests that this was a cult image, although a hypothesis remains linking it to the temple of Minerva on the Aventine. The sculpture bears the hallmark of a second of the 5th century BC Hellenistic Greek statue  made by Phidias. but uses different materials from the original which would have been in gold and ivory .National Roman Museum, Rome, Italy
  • Roman statue of Athena (Roman Minerva) Sitting - from the Augustan period circa 63-43 BC the statue is a copy of a  5th century BC Greek  original, found in a palace on the Via Marmorato off the piazza dell’Emporio, Rome. The statue represents the goddess Minerva, dressed in chiton and himation which covers her head. The face and neck, now lost, have been substituted by a plaster cast of the Athena Carpegna. The aegis with the gorge emblem on her breast have enabled the goddess to be identified as Athena, the Roman Minerva, genially depicted in the guise of a helmeted female warrior. Its remarkable size suggests that this was a cult image, although a hypothesis remains linking it to the temple of Minerva on the Aventine. The sculpture bears the hallmark of a second of the 5th century BC Hellenistic Greek statue  made by Phidias. but uses different materials from the original which would have been in gold and ivory .National Roman Museum, Rome, Italy
  • Roman statue of Athena (Roman Minerva) Sitting - from the Augustan period circa 63-43 BC the statue is a copy of a  5th century BC Greek  original, found in a palace on the Via Marmorato off the piazza dell’Emporio, Rome. The statue represents the goddess Minerva, dressed in chiton and himation which covers her head. The face and neck, now lost, have been substituted by a plaster cast of the Athena Carpegna. The aegis with the gorge emblem on her breast have enabled the goddess to be identified as Athena, the Roman Minerva, genially depicted in the guise of a helmeted female warrior. Its remarkable size suggests that this was a cult image, although a hypothesis remains linking it to the temple of Minerva on the Aventine. The sculpture bears the hallmark of a second of the 5th century BC Hellenistic Greek statue  made by Phidias. but uses different materials from the original which would have been in gold and ivory .National Roman Museum, Rome, Italy
  • Roman statue of Athena (Roman Minerva) Sitting - from the Augustan period circa 63-43 BC the statue is a copy of a  5th century BC Greek  original, found in a palace on the Via Marmorato off the piazza dell’Emporio, Rome. The statue represents the goddess Minerva, dressed in chiton and himation which covers her head. The face and neck, now lost, have been substituted by a plaster cast of the Athena Carpegna. The aegis with the gorge emblem on her breast have enabled the goddess to be identified as Athena, the Roman Minerva, genially depicted in the guise of a helmeted female warrior. Its remarkable size suggests that this was a cult image, although a hypothesis remains linking it to the temple of Minerva on the Aventine. The sculpture bears the hallmark of a second of the 5th century BC Hellenistic Greek statue  made by Phidias. but uses different materials from the original which would have been in gold and ivory .National Roman Museum, Rome, Italy
  • Painted colour verion of a Statue group identified as as the Laocoon described by Pliny as a masterpiece made by the sculptors of Rhodes. The Laocoon depicts a scene from the Trojan War in which Athena and Poseidon sent two great serpants to wrap themselves around Laocoon and his two sons to kill them. Circa 40-30BC, Pope Clement XIV coillection, Vatican Museum Rome, Italy,  grey art background
  • Statue group identified as as the Laocoon described by Pliny as a masterpiece made by the sculptors of Rhodes. The Laocoon depicts a scene from the Trojan War in which Athena and Poseidon sent two great serpants to wrap themselves around Laocoon and his two sons to kill them. Circa 40-30BC, Pope Clement XIV coillection, Vatican Museum Rome, Italy,  black background
  • Statue group identified as as the Laocoon described by Pliny as a masterpiece made by the sculptors of Rhodes. The Laocoon depicts a scene from the Trojan War in which Athena and Poseidon sent two great serpants to wrap themselves around Laocoon and his two sons to kill them. Circa 40-30BC, Pope Clement XIV coillection, Vatican Museum Rome, Italy,  grey art background
  • 2nd Cent. AD Roman relief sculpture depicting the struggle of Athena ( the goddess of wisdom, skill & warfare) fighting the Gigantes ( Giants) . From Aphrodisias (Geyne, Ayden) Turkey. Istanbul Archaeological Museum, Turkey, Inv. 1613aT , Cat. Mendel 512.
  • A Roman statue of the Parthenon Athena, a Roman copy of the great statue from the Parthenon in Athens.  Louvre Museum, Paris.
  • A Roman statue of the Parthenon Athena, a Roman copy of the great statue from the Parthenon in Athens.  Louvre Museum, Paris.
  • Painted colour verion of a Statue group identified as as the Laocoon described by Pliny as a masterpiece made by the sculptors of Rhodes. The Laocoon depicts a scene from the Trojan War in which Athena and Poseidon sent two great serpants to wrap themselves around Laocoon and his two sons to kill them. Circa 40-30BC, Pope Clement XIV coillection, Vatican Museum Rome, Italy,  grey art background
  • Painted colour verion of a Statue group identified as as the Laocoon described by Pliny as a masterpiece made by the sculptors of Rhodes. The Laocoon depicts a scene from the Trojan War in which Athena and Poseidon sent two great serpants to wrap themselves around Laocoon and his two sons to kill them. Circa 40-30BC, Pope Clement XIV coillection, Vatican Museum Rome, Italy,  grey art background
  • Painted colour verion of a Statue group identified as as the Laocoon described by Pliny as a masterpiece made by the sculptors of Rhodes. The Laocoon depicts a scene from the Trojan War in which Athena and Poseidon sent two great serpants to wrap themselves around Laocoon and his two sons to kill them. Circa 40-30BC, Pope Clement XIV coillection, Vatican Museum Rome, Italy,  grey art background
  • Painted colour verion of a Statue group identified as as the Laocoon described by Pliny as a masterpiece made by the sculptors of Rhodes. The Laocoon depicts a scene from the Trojan War in which Athena and Poseidon sent two great serpants to wrap themselves around Laocoon and his two sons to kill them. Circa 40-30BC, Pope Clement XIV coillection, Vatican Museum Rome, Italy,  grey art background
  • Statue group identified as as the Laocoon described by Pliny as a masterpiece made by the sculptors of Rhodes. The Laocoon depicts a scene from the Trojan War in which Athena and Poseidon sent two great serpants to wrap themselves around Laocoon and his two sons to kill them. Circa 40-30BC, Pope Clement XIV coillection, Vatican Museum Rome, Italy,  white background
  • Statue group identified as as the Laocoon described by Pliny as a masterpiece made by the sculptors of Rhodes. The Laocoon depicts a scene from the Trojan War in which Athena and Poseidon sent two great serpants to wrap themselves around Laocoon and his two sons to kill them. Circa 40-30BC, Pope Clement XIV coillection, Vatican Museum Rome, Italy,  grey background
  • Statue group identified as as the Laocoon described by Pliny as a masterpiece made by the sculptors of Rhodes. The Laocoon depicts a scene from the Trojan War in which Athena and Poseidon sent two great serpants to wrap themselves around Laocoon and his two sons to kill them. Circa 40-30BC, Pope Clement XIV coillection, Vatican Museum Rome, Italy,  art background
  • Statue group identified as as the Laocoon described by Pliny as a masterpiece made by the sculptors of Rhodes. The Laocoon depicts a scene from the Trojan War in which Athena and Poseidon sent two great serpants to wrap themselves around Laocoon and his two sons to kill them. Circa 40-30BC, Pope Clement XIV coillection, Vatican Museum Rome, Italy,  black background
  • Statue group identified as as the Laocoon described by Pliny as a masterpiece made by the sculptors of Rhodes. The Laocoon depicts a scene from the Trojan War in which Athena and Poseidon sent two great serpants to wrap themselves around Laocoon and his two sons to kill them. Circa 40-30BC, Pope Clement XIV coillection, Vatican Museum Rome, Italy,  white background
  • Statue group identified as as the Laocoon described by Pliny as a masterpiece made by the sculptors of Rhodes. The Laocoon depicts a scene from the Trojan War in which Athena and Poseidon sent two great serpants to wrap themselves around Laocoon and his two sons to kill them. Circa 40-30BC, Pope Clement XIV coillection, Vatican Museum Rome, Italy,  art background
  • Statue group identified as as the Laocoon described by Pliny as a masterpiece made by the sculptors of Rhodes. The Laocoon depicts a scene from the Trojan War in which Athena and Poseidon sent two great serpants to wrap themselves around Laocoon and his two sons to kill them. Circa 40-30BC, Pope Clement XIV coillection, Vatican Museum Rome, Italy,  grey art background
  • 2nd Cent. AD Roman relief sculpture depicting the struggle of Athena ( the goddess of wisdom, skill & warfare) fighting the Gigantes ( Giants) . From Aphrodisias (Geyne, Ayden) Turkey. Istanbul Archaeological Museum, Turkey, Inv. 1613aT , Cat. Mendel 512.
  • 2nd Cent. AD Roman relief sculpture depicting the struggle of Athena ( the goddess of wisdom, skill & warfare) fighting the Gigantes ( Giants) . From Aphrodisias (Geyne, Ayden). Istanbul Archaeological Museum, Turkey, Inv. 1613aT , Cat. Mendel 512.
  • A Roman statue of the Parthenon Athena, a Roman copy of the great statue from the Parthenon in Athens.  Louvre Museum, Paris.
  • A Roman statue of the Parthenon Athena, a Roman copy of the great statue from the Parthenon in Athens.  Louvre Museum, Paris.
  • A Roman statue of the Parthenon Athena, a Roman copy of the great statue from the Parthenon in Athens.  Louvre Museum, Paris.
  • A Roman statue of the Parthenon Athena, a Roman copy of the great statue from the Parthenon in Athens.  Louvre Museum, Paris.
  • A Roman statue of the Parthenon Athena, a Roman copy of the great statue from the Parthenon in Athens.  Louvre Museum, Paris.
  • A Roman statue of the Parthenon Athena, a Roman copy of the great statue from the Parthenon in Athens.  Louvre Museum, Paris.
  • Marble Releif Sculptures from the frieze around the Parthenon Block V 28-32. From the Parthenon of the Acropolis Athens. A British Museum Exhibit known as The Elgin Marbles. Athena looks round at Zeus
  • Marble Releif Sculptures from the east frieze around the Parthenon Block V 28 to 37 . From the Parthenon of the Acropolis Athens. A British Museum Exhibit known as The Elgin Marbles. This frieze depicts the goddess Athena & Zeus
  • Marble Releif Sculptures from the frieze around the Parthenon Block V 28-32. From the Parthenon of the Acropolis Athens. A British Museum Exhibit known as The Elgin Marbles. Athena looks round at Zeus
  • The Tholos at the sanctuary of Athena Pronaia,  a circular building with Doric columns that was constructed between 380 and 360 BC. Delphi, archaeological site, Greece,
  • The Tholos at the sanctuary of Athena Pronaia,  a circular building with Doric columns that was constructed between 380 and 360 BC. Delphi, archaeological site, Greece,
  • Roman fresco wall decorations of Bedroom E of the Villa Farnesia, Rome. Museo Nazionale Romano ( National Roman Museum), Rome, Italy.<br />
<br />
Bedroom E, a private room with a bed (kline), was divided into antechamber and alcove. The room is probably a later reworking, as the doorway is off-center. The decoration of the walls, in contrast to cubicula B and D, is done in muted colors. Slender columns with a surreal superstructure frame aedicula with sacred landscapes. Three of these show travellers making a sacrifice to a herm of Athena. The images refer in various ways to the world of women. The little pictures along the walls of the antechamber show girls engaged in different activities. On the rear wall of the alcove, which has a picture with an amorous theme, the goddess Artemis is shown dressed as both huntress and moon goddess. Two Muses are on the opposite wall. The stucco decorations of the vaulted ceiling show idyllic landscapes with sacred elements and mythological scenes. In one, Phaethon asks his father Apollo to let him drive the chariot of the Sun. Other scenes show statues of Zeus, a statue probably representing Augustus as the new Mercury, disks of the sun, winged victories and grotesque figures, all done in very low relief with the elegance and delicacy of jewellery. The mosaic pavement of this room, known from a contemporary watercolor, had a pattern of squares and stars.
  • Roman fresco wall decorations of Bedroom E of the Villa Farnesia, Rome. Museo Nazionale Romano ( National Roman Museum), Rome, Italy.<br />
<br />
Bedroom E, a private room with a bed (kline), was divided into antechamber and alcove. The room is probably a later reworking, as the doorway is off-center. The decoration of the walls, in contrast to cubicula B and D, is done in muted colors. Slender columns with a surreal superstructure frame aedicula with sacred landscapes. Three of these show travellers making a sacrifice to a herm of Athena. The images refer in various ways to the world of women. The little pictures along the walls of the antechamber show girls engaged in different activities. On the rear wall of the alcove, which has a picture with an amorous theme, the goddess Artemis is shown dressed as both huntress and moon goddess. Two Muses are on the opposite wall. The stucco decorations of the vaulted ceiling show idyllic landscapes with sacred elements and mythological scenes. In one, Phaethon asks his father Apollo to let him drive the chariot of the Sun. Other scenes show statues of Zeus, a statue probably representing Augustus as the new Mercury, disks of the sun, winged victories and grotesque figures, all done in very low relief with the elegance and delicacy of jewellery. The mosaic pavement of this room, known from a contemporary watercolor, had a pattern of squares and stars.
  • 2nd Cent. AD Roman relief sculpture depicting the struggle of Athena ( the goddess of wisdom, skill & warfare) fighting the Gigantes ( Giants) . From Aphrodisias (Geyne, Ayden) Turkey. Istanbul Archaeological Museum, Turkey, Inv. 1613aT , Cat. Mendel 512.
  • 2nd Cent. AD Roman relief sculpture depicting the struggle of Athena ( the goddess of wisdom, skill & warfare) fighting the Gigantes ( Giants) . From Aphrodisias (Geyne, Ayden) Turkey. Istanbul Archaeological Museum, Turkey, Inv. 1613aT , Cat. Mendel 512.
  • 2nd Cent. AD Roman relief sculpture depicting the struggle of Athena ( the goddess of wisdom, skill & warfare) fighting the Gigantes ( Giants) . From Aphrodisias (Geyne, Ayden) Turkey. Istanbul Archaeological Museum, Turkey, Inv. 1613aT , Cat. Mendel 512.
  • A Roman statue of the Parthenon Athena, a Roman copy of the great statue from the Parthenon in Athens.  Louvre Museum, Paris.
  • A Roman statue of the Parthenon Athena, a Roman copy of the great statue from the Parthenon in Athens.  Louvre Museum, Paris.
  • Marble Releif Sculptures from the frieze around the Parthenon Block V 28-32. From the Parthenon of the Acropolis Athens. A British Museum Exhibit known as The Elgin Marbles. Athena looks round at Zeus
  • Marble Releif Sculptures from the east frieze around the Parthenon Block V 28 to 37 . From the Parthenon of the Acropolis Athens. A British Museum Exhibit known as The Elgin Marbles. This frieze depicts the goddess Athena & Zeus
  • Marble Releif Sculptures from the east frieze around the Parthenon Block V 28 to 37 . From the Parthenon of the Acropolis Athens. A British Museum Exhibit known as The Elgin Marbles. This frieze depicts the goddess Athena & Zeus
  • The ancient Doric Greek  temple of Athena of Pastrum built in about 500 BC.  Paestrum archaeological site, Italy.
  • 2nd Cent. AD Roman relief sculpture depicting the struggle of Athena ( the goddess of wisdom, skill & warfare) fighting the Gigantes ( Giants) . From Aphrodisias (Geyne, Ayden) Turkey. Istanbul Archaeological Museum, Turkey, Inv. 1613aT , Cat. Mendel 512.
  • 2nd Cent. AD Roman relief sculpture depicting the struggle of Athena ( the goddess of wisdom, skill & warfare) fighting the Gigantes ( Giants) . From Aphrodisias (Geyne, Ayden) Turkey. Istanbul Archaeological Museum, Turkey, Inv. 1613aT , Cat. Mendel 512.
  • The Tholos at the sanctuary of Athena Pronaia,  a circular building with Doric columns that was constructed between 380 and 360 BC. Delphi, archaeological site, Greece,
  • The Tholos at the sanctuary of Athena Pronaia,  a circular building with Doric columns that was constructed between 380 and 360 BC. Delphi, archaeological site, Greece,
  • The Tholos at the sanctuary of Athena Pronaia,  a circular building with Doric columns that was constructed between 380 and 360 BC. Delphi, archaeological site, Greece,
  • The Tholos at the sanctuary of Athena Pronaia,  a circular building with Doric columns that was constructed between 380 and 360 BC. Delphi, archaeological site, Greece,
  • The Tholos at the sanctuary of Athena Pronaia,  a circular building with Doric columns that was constructed between 380 and 360 BC. Delphi, archaeological site, Greece,
  • The Tholos at the sanctuary of Athena Pronaia,  a circular building with Doric columns that was constructed between 380 and 360 BC. Delphi, archaeological site, Greece,
  • The Tholos at the sanctuary of Athena Pronaia,  a circular building with Doric columns that was constructed between 380 and 360 BC. Delphi, archaeological site, Greece,
  • The Tholos at the sanctuary of Athena Pronaia,  a circular building with Doric columns that was constructed between 380 and 360 BC. Delphi, archaeological site, Greece,
  • The Tholos at the sanctuary of Athena Pronaia,  a circular building with Doric columns that was constructed between 380 and 360 BC. Delphi, archaeological site, Greece,
  • The Tholos at the sanctuary of Athena Pronaia,  a circular building with Doric columns that was constructed between 380 and 360 BC. Delphi, archaeological site, Greece,
  • The Tholos at the sanctuary of Athena Pronaia,  a circular building with Doric columns that was constructed between 380 and 360 BC. Delphi, archaeological site, Greece,
  • The Tholos at the sanctuary of Athena Pronaia,  a circular building with Doric columns that was constructed between 380 and 360 BC. Delphi, archaeological site, Greece,
  • The Tholos at the sanctuary of Athena Pronaia,  a circular building with Doric columns that was constructed between 380 and 360 BC. Delphi, archaeological site, Greece,
  • The Tholos at the sanctuary of Athena Pronaia,  a circular building with Doric columns that was constructed between 380 and 360 BC. Delphi, archaeological site, Greece,
  • The Tholos at the sanctuary of Athena Pronaia,  a circular building with Doric columns that was constructed between 380 and 360 BC. Delphi, archaeological site, Greece,
  • The Tholos at the sanctuary of Athena Pronaia,  a circular building with Doric columns that was constructed between 380 and 360 BC. Delphi, archaeological site, Greece,
  • The Tholos at the sanctuary of Athena Pronaia,  a circular building with Doric columns that was constructed between 380 and 360 BC. Delphi, archaeological site, Greece,
  • The ancient Doric Greek Temple of Hera of Paestrum  built in about 460-450 BC. Paestum archaeological site, Italy.
  • Roman marble sculpture of Archemedes III from the rectangular peristyle of the Villa of the Papyri in Herculaneum, Naples Museum of Archaeology, Italy
  • The ancient Doric Greek Temple of Hera of Paestrum  built in about 460-450 BC. Paestrum archaeological site, Italy.

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