Museum Gregorianum. ROME. IH- Southern Quarters. 349
figures of Tiberius ano) Claudius; between them, 436. The younger
Agrippina(?}. Wall of egress: 439. Statue of an emperor. At the
window: 442. Relief with representation of the deities of three
Etruscan cities (Tarquinii, Volci, Vetulonia). On the pillar between
the Windows: 445. Female portrait-statue (perhaps Drusilla). In
the centre: 447, 450. Two sleeping Sileni (from a fountain); 448.
Aitar of the Lares, with representation of sacrifice. — VII. Room.
On the right: *462. So-called Dancing Satyr, found on the Es¬
quiline ; more probably Marsyas endeavouring to pick up the flutes
thrown away by Athena, and recoiling on the appearance of the
goddess, from a group by Myron (p. xlviii; the arms and cymbals
are erroneously restored). Opposite the entrance: on a revolving
pedestal, **476. Sophocles, one of the most beautiful ancient por-
trait-statues in existence, found at Terracina in 1838. 'In the
statue of the poet the sculptor has endeavoured to produce a type
of perfect manhood, to portray the self-reliance of genius and the
unruffled dignity of manly beauty; and he has accomplished his
object by the general grandeur of his design, the easy attitude and
noble symmetry of the figure, and the expressive attitude of the
head; while the broad and lofty forehead, the gentle and imag-
inative eye, the firm cheek, and the earnest but benevolent mouth
complete the picture of a man who has attained the zenith of human
excellence and happiness.' To the right: 475. Portrait of a Dia-
dochos. — Vili. Room. Entrance-wall: left, *487. Relief of the
comic poet Menander and his Muse; to the right, above, 496. Small
head of a sleeping nymph; 497. Small head of a victorious athlete.
Left wall: 515. Fragment of a Roman relief. In the centre: *534.
Statue of Poseidon, found at Porto. — IX. Room, containing num¬
erous fine architectural fragments brought to light by the ex¬
cavations in the Forum and the Via Appia. In the centre: 656.
Triangular Base with Bacchantic dances. — X. Room: chiefly
sculptures from the tombs of the Haterii, on the Via Labicana near
Centocelle. Entrance-wall: 675, 677. Portrait-busts, placed in a
tastefully adorned shrine, in the manner usually adopted by the
Romans for portraits of their ancestors; farther on, 676. Relief
of a large tomb, with lifting-machine adjacent; 691. Relief Qf a
dead woman lying in state, surrounded by mourners. Wall of
egress: 719. Relief with representation of Roman buildings, among
which the Arch of Titus and the Colosseum are distinguishable.
Above it, 721. Relief with Mercury (broken), Ceres, Pluto, and
Proserpine; 722. Fragments of reliefs with branches of lemon-trees
and apple-trees. Between the window and the exit, *686. Triangu¬
lar pillar, with a candelabfum wreathed with roses on two of the
sides. In the centre: 740. Cupid on a dolphin.
We next cross a second passage to the —
XI. Room. The sculptures are chiefly from the tombs on the