- Museum number
Altar to Sol and Luna: appropriate wreaths appear side by side below the inscription.
Altar to Luna: who stands facing, wewaring Phrygian cap and crescent behind shoulders, and holding a long torch transversally to the left.
Altar to Mithra.
Pantheistic relief to Apollo and Luna.
All are brown ink on white.
Height: 90 millimetres (no. 242)
Height: 105 millimetres (no. 243)
Height: 122 millimetres (no. 244)
Height: 125 millimetres (no. 245)
Width: 116 millimetres (no. 242)
Width: 80 millimetres (no. 243)
Width: 113 millimetres (no. 244)
Width: 119 millimetres (no. 245)
- Curator's comments
- No. 242:
Cf. W. Stenhouse, Ancient Inscriptions [= F. Haskell, A. MacGregor, J. Montagu (eds.), The Paper Museum of Cassiano dal Pozzo: A Catalogue Raisonné. Series A Part VII - Antiquities and Architecture (London 2002)], p. 55 no. 6.
The figure of Luna is the reversed parallel of the Luna on the Severan Zeus-and-Leda altar in the Forum Romanum (Toynbee, Hadrianic School, pl. LIX, 4)
Cf. Stenhouse, p. 56 no. 7.
The original is in Verona, Museum.
[this information from: C. C. Vermeule, The Dal Pozzo-Albani Drawings in the Department of Greek and Roman Antiquities of the British Museum (type-written manuscript in G&R)]
Cf. Stenhouse, p. 57 no. 8.
Cf. Stenhouse, p. 58 no. 9.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Greek and Roman
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: Vol.II, fol. 17, nos. 242-245 (Franks)