Head of Ares - after Greek original by Alkamenes 420 B.C, at the State Hermitage Museum, Saint-Petersburg

Head of Ares - after Greek original by Alkamenes 420 B.C, at the State Hermitage Museum, Saint-Petersburg

ANCIENT GREEK SCULPTURE "APOLLO"

ANCIENT GREEK SCULPTURE "APOLLO"

Ganymede feeding the eagle. Marble. Roman copy of late 1st cent. B.C. after a Greek original. Saint-Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum.

Ganymede feeding the eagle. Marble. Roman copy of late 1st cent. B.C. after a Greek original. Saint-Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum.

Head from the figure of a woman, ca. 2700–2500 b.c.; Early Cycladic I–II. Cycladic; Keros-Syros culture. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Christos G. Bastis, 1964 (64.246) #noses #Connections

Head from the figure of a woman, ca. 2700–2500 b.c.; Early Cycladic I–II. Cycladic; Keros-Syros culture. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Christos G. Bastis, 1964 (64.246) #noses #Connections

This is my favourite sculpture ever. It is the Winged Victory of Samothrace. It’s from the second century BCE, and it represents the Greek god of victory, Nike. It was made to commemorate a successful sea battle in Samothrace, and it actually did have a head once upon a time.

This is my favourite sculpture ever. It is the Winged Victory of Samothrace. It’s from the second century BCE, and it represents the Greek god of victory, Nike. It was made to commemorate a successful sea battle in Samothrace, and it actually did have a head once upon a time.

Polyphemus, head of Hellenistic statue (marble), 2nd century BC, (Museum of Fine Arts, Boston).

Polyphemus, head of Hellenistic statue (marble), 2nd century BC, (Museum of Fine Arts, Boston).

Pietro Canonica. “L’abisso” (The Abyss) .Detail, 1869 .

Pietro Canonica. “L’abisso” (The Abyss) .Detail, 1869 .

Bust of Ares - based on the original by Alkamenes circa 420's B.C.

Bust of Ares - based on the original by Alkamenes circa 420's B.C.

Saint Barbara

Saint Barbara

Statue of Apollo Kitharoedus (detail), from the Casa del Citarista, Late 1st century BC. Chr., After 50. Chr. , Naples National Archaeological Museum

Statue of Apollo Kitharoedus (detail), from the Casa del Citarista, Late 1st century BC. Chr., After 50. Chr. , Naples National Archaeological Museum

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