Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Amor
Single figure With attributesAnimalsSea-monster
Census of Antique Art Known to the RenaissanceKnown prototypesStatuesNaples, Museo Nazionale, inv. 6375 (Amor entwined in a dolphin's tail)
Alpheus
Miscellaneous
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Flora and Fauna
MonstersSea-monsters
Further details
also identified with the river-god Alphaeus
ARTIST/CREATOR
Graeco-Roman
DATE
1st century BC - 2nd century
LOCATION
Naples, Museo Archeologico Nazionale (inv. 6375; ex Cesarini, Farnese collections)
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
De Scaichis (Schayck, Gottfried van), Antiquarum Statuarum Urbis Romae ... pars secunda, Rome, 1621, fol. 70; Arnold Ruesch, Guida illustrata del Museo nazionale di Napoli, Naples 1911, no. 500; Renata Cantilena, Le collezioni del Museo Nazionale di Napoli, 2: La scultura greco-romana, Roma 1989, no. 157, ill. on p. 177
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RELATIONS
Census database
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Dean's Development Fund of the School of Advanced Study, University of London
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