(SourcePalazzo Massimo alle Terme (Museo Nazionale Romano), Rome, Italy
Artist/Maker Unknown

Description Statue of Thetis with a triton. Thasian marble, Roman copy from a Greek original of the 2nd century BC. A recent reconstruction identifies the statue as a part of the sculptural group by Skopas of Thetis giving her son Achilles new weapons described by Pliny. According to this theory, the statue known as “Ludovisi Ares” would actually represent Achilles.

Dimensions n.a.

Credit line From the area of Termini Station in Rome

Accession number Unspecified

Location Unspecified

Photographer/Source Jastrow (2006)

Mythology Images

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