More ideas from
The sky, Mythology and God on Pinterest

Zeus, god of the sky and thunder. He ruled as king of the gods of Mount Olympus.

Atlas detail, The Farnese Collection, National Archaeological Museum, Naples Photographer: Luigi Spina The Farnese Atlas is a 2nd-century Roman marble copy of a Hellenistic sculpture of Atlas kneeling with a globe weighing heavily on his shoulders. It is the oldest extant statue of the Titan of Greek mythology... The sculpture is at the National Archaeological Museum (Museo Archeologico Nazionale) in Naples, Italy. It stands seven feet (2.1 meters) tall, and the globe is 65 cm in diameter.

art“ Atlas detail, The Farnese Collection, National Archaeological Museum, Naples Photographer: Luigi Spina Description via: “The Farnese Atlas is a Roman marble copy of a Hellenistic sculpture of Atlas kneeling with a globe.