Relief of Apollo with Nike

27 BCE–14 CE
Overall: 41.6 x 46.4 cm (16 3/8 x 18 1/4 in.)
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Location: 103 Roman

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Between the figures is a draped egg-shaped stone known as an omphalos, the metaphorical center of the world.


This is a typical example of Neo-Attic work, a school that revived the Archaic style of the late sixth century BC. The elongated figures and mannered gestures are typical of this school.
Relief of Apollo with Nike

Relief of Apollo with Nike

27 BCE–14 CE

Italy, Roman, Augustan period

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