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of a barbarian (perhaps Arminius?); "45. Equestrian statue, representing
Caligula; 46. Torso of the statue of a Roman emperor. — We next reach
First Grasco-Roman Boom (PL 9). This and the two following rooms
contain sculptures, executed in Italy, but chietly by Greek artists or from
Greek modeis ; also perhaps a few Greek originals.
L. : 109. Satyr playing with the infant Bacchus (from the Palazzo Far-
nese at Rome); 110. Youthful Bacchus (from Cyrene)-, 111. Head of Juno;
112. Statue of Diana; 113. Bust of Diana; "114. Apollo Citharoedus (replica
of the statue in the Capitol at Rome); 116. Statue of Venus; 117. Bust
of Homer; ::'118. Dancing Satyr (from the Palazzo Rondinini at Rome I; 119.
Bust of Hesiod(?); 121. Torso of a boy (Hypnos, the god of sleep V); 122.
Head of Jupiter; 123. Head of Athena; 124. Jupiter; 16. Athena (the
eyes, which were of coloured stone, are wanting); 127. Sitting figure
of Hades, with the attributes of Zeus; 128. Bust of Athena (the bronze
helmet and drapery are modern); 130. Statue of the triple-bodied Hecate ;
1.31. Bust of Jupiter Serapis; 132. Statue of Apollo; 133. Ceres as Isis
(time of Hadrian); 134. Heroic figure (limbs restored). — In the centre
of the gallery is a terracotta -Etruscan sarcophagus, with two painted
figures in a sitting posture, found at Cervetri.
Second Graeco-Roman Room (PL 10). In the recess on the left: "136. The
Townley Venus, found at Ostia; opposite, "135. Discobolus or the 'quoit-
thrower' (ancient copy of the statue by Myron). The corners are occupied
by four heads: "137. Dione(V); 138. Apollo Giustiniani (late Romanesque
replica of the head of the Apollo Belvedere); 139. Bearded head (of a
Macedonian king?); "140. Youthful Dionysos (probably a Greek original).
Third Grseco-Roman Room (PL 11). On the right (N.) side: 141. Colos¬
sal head of Hercules; 143. Sleeping Cupid, with the attributes of Hercules;
144. Hercules subduing the Ceryntean stag (archaic relief); 145, 146. Cu¬
pid bending his bow; 147. Relief of a youth holding a horse; 148. Endy-
mion asleep; ::T49. Female bust (ClytieV), perhaps of a Roman empress;
150. Head of a wounded Amazon; 151. Head of hero (Greek original),
restored by Flaxman; "155. Statue of the Muse Thalia, from Ostia; 157.
Relief of Nessus and Dejaniraf?); 156, 15S. Heads of Muses; 159. Apo¬
theosis of Homer, relief with the name of the sculptor, Archelaus of
Pricne (found at Bovillae, of the time of Tiberius); 160. Head of woman
in Asiatic costume; 161. Bust of unknown person; 162. Youth in Persian
costume, restored as Paris; 163. Mithras sacrificing a bull; 165. Actseon
devoured by his dogs (from Lanuvium); 166. Head of Venus; 167. Her¬
maphrodite. — West side; 169. Relief, Victory sacrificing to Apollo;
"171. Mercury; 172. Torso of Venus. — South side: 174. Pan; 175. Pan
reposing; 176. Relief, Bacchus visiting Icarius; 177. Midas (?); 178. Satyr
resting (freely restored); 179. Part of a Bacchic Thiasus; 180. Head of a
Bacchante; 181, 183, 184. Satyrs; 185. Venus (from Ostia); tsG. Part of a
group of two boys quarrelling at play; 187. Head of Atys; 188, 190. Fauns;
189. Bacchus and Ampelos; 191. Relief of Ariadne (? Penelope, from
Cumse); 193. Youthful Bacchus; 194. Torso of Venus; 195. Bacchic relief
with two sitting satyrs; 196. Girl playing with astragali; 198. Ariadne
with the panther; 199. Head of youthful Hercules; 201. Eros asleep;
200. Relief representing Apollo, Latona, and Diana, with three worshippers;
202. Head of Venus; 204. Head of youthful Hercules.
The door on the right leads into the Lycian Saloon; the stair¬
case at the extreme end (PL 12) descends to the —
Grsco-Eoman Basement Room, which contains Greek and Roman
sculptures of various kinds: sarcophagi, reliefs, vases, fountain basins,
candelabra, table supports, animals, etc. The floor is decorated with a
mosaic from a Roman villa at Halicarnassus, 40 ft. long and 13V'2 ft. broad,
at the upper end of which is represented Amphitrite with two Tritons. On
the E. wall is a mosaic from Carthage of a colossal head of Neptune.
Adjacent are two sacrificial groups in marble, and a relief of two gladia¬
tors struggling with a bull. — The annex formed by the Lycian Basement