Museo Pio-Clementino. ROME. IV. Bight Bank. 395
of Hermes in the severe style with a portrait-head from another
work. *618. Discobolus of Myron (p. xlviii); the originai was,of
bronze; head modern and inaccurately placed (comp. pp. 195, 245).
619. Roman charioteer, with the curious straps about his body
customary in races in the circus; 621. Sarcophagus-relief, chariot-
race of Pelops and GSnomaus. — 613, 617. Sarcophagi, with chariot-
races, the charioteers being Cupids.
The representàtions of the Circus (p. 443), with "the Metae or turning-
posts, and the Spina or centrai wall, should be noted. On the spina
were placed small sancturies. and also the apparatus for counting the laps ;
on the completion of each round one of the wooden eggs was removed
from the spina and one of the dolphins was turned round.
Turning to the right, in front of the staircase, we reach the —
III. Galleria dei Candelabri, a corridor 90 yds. in length,
open only on Wed., 10-3. The ceiling-paintings, by Ludwig Seitz
(1883-1886), consist partly of incidents in the pontificate of
Leo XIII., partly of allegorical scenes (Apotheosis of St. Thomas
Aquinas ; Arts and Sciences under the protection of the Church). The
handsome marble pavement is new. Numerous beautiful vases in
rare marbles of various colours add a peculiar charm to this gallery.
Section I, to the right and left of the entrance : 2, 66. Birds'
nests and children; to the right, 11. Torso of a satyr pouring wine
(after Praxiteles); *19. Boy in a stooping posture, as if aiming at
scattered nuts or the like (comp. No. 497a, p. 402); to the left, 45.
Head of the above-mentioned satyr after Praxiteles ; 52. Sleeping
satyr, in green basalt. — Section II: to the right, 74. Fountain-
figure of Pan, removing a thorn from the foot of a satyr; 81. Diana
of Ephesus, from Hadrian's Villa ; 83. Sarcophagus, with the murder
of jEgistheus and Clytemnestra by Orestes; 93 (to the right) and 97
(to the left), Candelabra from Santa Costanza; to the left, 113.
Sarcophagus-relief of Protesilaus andLaodameia; *118a. Ganymede
carried off by the eagle, a copy of a celebrated work by Leochares
(p. li). — Section III: to the right, 131. Mosaic of dead fish, dates,
asparagus, etc; 134a. Modern copy of the circular top of a well
(puteal; now in Madrid), companion-piece to 134c. Antique puteal,
with Bacchanalian scenes; between the last two, 134b. Archaic
figure of a god, on a basis bearing a dedicatory inscription to Senio
Sancus; to the left, 149a. Hypnos, god of sleep; 148. Satyr with
the infant Bacchus. Built into the walls are eight frescoes of figures
hovering in the air, from the ancient villa at Torre Marancia in which
the mosaic mentioned at p. 403 was found. — Section IV: 157 (to
the right) and 219 (to the left), Candelabra from Santa Costanza;
to the right, 162. Statuette of Nike leaning on a trophy; 173. Sar¬
cophagus with Bacchus and Ariadne; 176,178. Two replicas of
a statuette of a satyr looking at his tail; 177. Aged fisherman; 183.
Upper part of a statue of Cronos ; *184. TutelaryGoddess ofAntioch,