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fragments. In the middle, a seated female figure in black marble.
— We now return to Room 7 and turn to the left into —
Room 11. Paintings on a White Ground. Greek portrait
heads, the best of which is No. 578. By the Windows, Portrait-
heads of Socrates and of a Hellenistic poet with an ivy-wreath.
Room 12. Most of the Mosaics on the walls come from a Roman
villa near Baccano (p. 431): mythological scenes and figures of
Muses. Busts of Roman Emperors. By the wall to the right, 584.
Fragment of a relief representing the fagade of the Tempie of
Venus and Roma (p. 303), with Mars and Rhea Silvia in the pedi-
ment, to the right, and the she-wolf with Romulus and Remus, to
the left. There is another portion of this relief in the Lateran
Museum (p. 348). Opposite is a fragment from a Roman monument
with a representation of the Tempie of Quirinus on the Quirinal.
Room 13. Hermse of charioteers (comp. No. 619, on p. 395).
Mosaic representing four charioteers attired in the colours of the
four parties (factiones) of the circus.
Room 14. Fragments of frescoes. Above, Wall Paintings
found in a columbarium of the lst cent. A.D. near the Porta Mag¬
giore, with scenes from the stories of iEneas and Romulus, injured
by a fresh coating of stucco in the 3rd cent, when the tomb was
brought into use again. — By the rear-wall, busts of Caracalla as
a youth (not Geta) and in later life. In the centre is a Marble
Vase, with scenes in relief from the Eleusinian mysteries.
Room 15. Torso of the *Discobolus ofMyron (comp. pp. 245,
395), found at Castel Porziano (p. 493) in 1906. Beside it is a cast
restored after other replicas.
We now return to R. 1 and passing through R. 20, on the right,
visit the four rooms (RR. 16-19) constituting the 'Antiquarium',
with discoveries made in Latium.
Room 16. The glass-case in the centre contains fragments of
good bronzes, statuettes, vases, and sistra. In the cabinet on the
rear-wall are bronzes, ornaments, some fine fragments of glass
vessels, and representations of human limbs in terracotta, being
votive offerings from a tempie of the gods of healing. On revolv-
ing pedestals in RR. 16-18 are displayed fragments of delicate
terracòtta reliefs (some showing traces of colour), employed in the
imperiai period for the decoration of buildings.
Room 17. In the centre is a glass-case with archaic terracotta
fragments found in Rome. The cabinets to the right and left, by
the rear-wall, contain terracotta and bronze statuettes found in the
Tempie of Juno at Norba (p. 500). Votive offerings (human limbs
and animals) from a tempie of the gods of healing at Veii (p. 487)
are shown in two other cases; and discoveries from Ostium in
Room 18. In the centre is the lid of a bronze cist from Pale-