Index and Sources of Erotic Roman Art Images



Cupid and Thisbe, from the Roman port of Ostia.
Wall painting from Pompeii. 1st century AD.
The Three Graces, wall painting from Pompeii. 1st century AD.
Wall painting from Pompeii, 1st century AD.
Wall Painting from the House of the Centenary in Pompeii, 1st century AD. London, The British Museum.
An engraved carnelian gem showing Hercules and Omphale, 1st century BCE. London, The British Museum.
A Roman marble relief showing Hercules making love with a young girl. London, The British Museum.
Bronze krater depicting the Festival of Dionysius, 4th century BCE. Museum of London.
Scene from a Tyrrhenian amphora showing a scene from the Festival of Dionysius, 6th century BCE. From Munich, Staatliche Antikensammlung
Wall painting from Pompeii. 1st century AD.
Wall painting from Pompeii. 1st century AD.
Wall painting from Pompeii. 1st century AD.
Wall painting from Pompeii. 1st century AD.
A Roman wall painting from Pompeii, 1st century AD. London, British Museum.
An Arrentine vase with lovers in relief. 1st century BCE. London, British Museum.
Mosaic panel from the House of the Faun in Pompeii, 1st century AD. The male figure is a satyr. London, The British Museum.
The Flagellation, from the Villa of the Mysteries in Pompeii, 1st century BCE.
Symposium scene from a Greek krater.
Symposium scene from a Greek krater.
Low relief on a bronze bowl from Pompeii, 1st century AD. The male figure is a satyr. Naples, The National Museum.
Marble relief of a siren seducing a sheperd. Boston, Museum of Fine Arts.
The notoriously lustful Pan flees from Hermaphrodite. Pompeii, 1st century AD. Museum of London.
A Greek symposium scene. 6th century BCE. Naples, National Museum.
A terracotta from Campania (?), 2nd-1st century AD. London, British Museum.
A red-figure cup from Greece, 470 BCE. Tarquinia, City Museum.
A red-figure cup from Greece, 470 BCE. Tarquinia, City Museum.
A Campanian red-figure vase showing a symposium in progress. 4th century BCE. Naples, National Museum.
A scene on a red-figure black jug. 5th century BCE. Naples, National Museum.
A Greek red-figure cup, 500 BCE. Oxford, Ashmolean Museum.
A red-figure stamnos by Polygnotos, 430 BCE. Paris, The Louvre.
A Greek red-figure cup by Douris, 500 BCE. Boston, Museum of Fine Arts.
A Roman wall painting from Pompeii, 1st century AD. Naples, National Museum.
Two lovers from a scene on a bronze mirror cover, 1st century AD. Boston, Museum of Fine Arts.
Detail from a Greek cup showing an orgy scene. 480 BCE. Florence, Archaeological Museum.
An orgy scene on a red-figure cup. 6th century BCE. Paris, The Louvre.
A cup by Epiktetos, showing a satyr pursuing a young girl. 6th century BCE. Naples, National Museum.
Wall painting from Pompeii, 1st century AD.


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