TANAGRA GREEK FIGURE OF EROS, ca. 3rd-2nd century BC. The young God of Love depicted naked in an animated pose, his right leg forward and hands outstretched, head turned to the left with a mischievous smile. 5 inches. Repair. Remains of red pigment on the hair and white on the wings. A wonderful example of the Hellenistic genius for capturing naturalistic poses portraying the human body in action.
Howling Wolf Possibly Scythian, from Southern Siberia c. 500-200 B.C. Its subject, size, materials, and naturalistic style suggest that this small sculpture was made by one of the nomadic peoples of Western and Central Asia—-perhaps the Scythians, who, with the Medes, conquered the Assyrians. Source: The Cleveland Museum of Art
Alexander the Great, a Hermes-type bust (pillar with the top as a sculpted head) called Hermes Azara. Bears the inscription: "Alexander [the Great], son of Philip, [king of] Macedonia." Copy of the Imperial Roman Era (1st or 2nd century CE) of a bronze sculpture made by Lysippos. Found in Tivoli, East of Rome, Italy. Pentelic marble, region of Athens.
Roman Bronze Sculpture of a Horse - X.0023 Origin: Mediterranean Circa: 2 nd Century AD to 3 rd Century AD Dimensions: 4.875" (12.4cm) high x 5.125" (13.0cm) wide Collection: Classical Style: Roman Medium: Bronze
Medusa. 1st c AD. Medusa, the only mortal among the 3 terrifying winged Gorgon sisters, could turn humans into stone. In early Greece, she was usually depicted with wings on her head, her face surrounded by snakes, with long fangs, and her tongue sticking out, all of which suggests her monstrous character. In later times, her features softened, and she was portrayed as a calm, beautiful woman. Medusa heads, intended to avert evil, were used as decorative elements on a large variety of…