Museo Chiaramonti. ROME. IV. Right Bank. 305
Cato Major(?). — XX. Right : 497. Representation of a mill ; 497 A.
Children playing with nuts (comp. No. 19, p. 298, and statuette in
the Dome Saloon of the new Capitoline collection, p. 204); left,
495. Bow-bending Cupid ; *494. Tiberius, a colossal sitting figure,
found in 1796 at Piperno; 493. Portrait-statue of a boy. —XIX.
*729. Torso of an archaic so-called Mourning Penelope, of finer
workmanship than the better preserved statue in the Galleria
delle Statue (p. 300). — XVII. Right: 441. Alcibiades (?) ; left,
422. Demosthenes ; 420. Head of Vulcan ; 418. Julia, daughter of
Augustus (?). — XVI. Left: 401. Augustus, 400. Tiberius sitting,
both from Veii. — XV. Left: *372 A. Greek relief in Bceotian
limestone, with fragment of a rider ; above, 360. Archaic relief,
representing three draped Graces, a copy of a very famous antique
work by the philosopher Socrates (who was a sculptor in his youth),
fragments of which were found in the AcTopolis at Athens. — XIV.
Left: 353. Nymph; right, 355, 357. Women of the family of the
Rutilii, found at Tusculum; 356. Captive barbarian. — XIII.
Right : 338. Boy from a group of talus-players ; left, above, 300.
Fragment of a shield with four Amazons, being a copy ofthe shield of
AtheneParthenos by Phidias. — XII. Left: 294. Hercules, found in
1802, restored by Canova; 295. Torso, replica ofthe Hermes of Praxi¬
teles (p. xliv) ; right, 296, 297. Athletes ; 298. Bacchus. — XI.
Right: 285. Apollo with the hind on his hand, archaistic (i.e. in
imitation ofthe archaic style); 287. Fisher-boy ; left, 263, 259.
Fine portrait-heads. — X. Right: 244. Colossal mask of Oceanus,
used to adorn a fountain; 245. Polyhymnia; left, 241. Goddess
quieting a child. — IX. Right: *229. Two Heads of Silenus as a
doublé herma; left, 197. Head of Roma (eyes modem), found at
the ancient Laurentum ; above, 186. Greek equestrian relief. —
Vili. Right : 179. Sarcophagus of C. Julius Euhodus and Metilia
Acte , with representation of the myth of Alcestis ; 181. Hecate ;
left, **176. Daughter of Niobe, headless, found at Tivoli, an ad¬
mirable Greek copy of a figure from the famous group attributed to
Scopas or Praxiteles. —VII. Right: 166. Archaic Apollo ; left, 145.
Youthful head in the type of Eubuleus, the Eleusinian god of the
underworld, after Praxiteles; 144. Bearded Bacchus; above, 130.
Fragment of a relief, badly executed, but with an interesting re¬
presentation of the Sun and Moon as leaders of souls; 139. Head
of an ephebes. — VI. Left: 122. Diana; 121. Clio. — III. Right:
55. Torso of Hebe. — IL Left: 16, 14. Muses. — I. Right: 13.
Winter; left, 6. Autumn; above, 2. Apollo sitting, a relief. — To
the right is the entrance to the Braccio Nuovo (see p. 306).
[The S. half of the corridor, separated from the Museo Chiaramonti
by a railing, contains the Galleria Lapidaria, which is not now open to
the public. It contains a collection of more than 5000 heathen and early
Christian inscriptions, begun by ClementXIV. and Pius VI., and extended by
Pius VII.; they were arranged and built into the walls under the direction
of Gaetano Marini, the learned founder of the modera science of Latin
epigraphy. The gallery also contains ancient cippi, sarcophagi, and statues.]
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