Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Venus
With Amor Alone Caressing or kissingCaressing
With other figuresVulcan
Amoretti
Various activitiesMaking music
With objectsArms and armourArms of Mars
Mars
With Venus Mars leaving Venus
Attributes Miscellaneous
Myths Seducing Rhea Silvia
Amor
Myths Amor and Psyche Single figuresAmor and Psyche embracingStanding
Vulcan
With other figuresVenus (not in the forge)
Further details
Field 1: Putti with the arms of Mars; field 2: Amor and Psyche embracing each other (also interpreted as Venus and Amor); field 3: Mars and Venus; fields 4 and 5: Mars appears to Rhea Silvia, in presence of a shepherd and a nymph (the latter also interpreted as Venus and Vulcan)
ARTIST/CREATOR
Ancient Roman
DATE
2nd century - 3rd century
LOCATION
Rome, Palazzo Mattei di Giove
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Lucia Guerrini, Palazzo Mattei di Giove : le antichità, Roma 1982
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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
Contact
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