Naples. Italy. Archaeological museum display of the Roman copy of a Hellenistic statue known as the Farnese Atlas or Atlante.

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Naples. Italy. Archaeological museum display of the Roman copy of a Hellenistic statue known as the Farnese Atlas or Atlante.
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Image ID: D78E84
Naples. Italy. Archaeological museum display of the Roman copy of a Hellenistic statue known as the Farnese Atlas or Atlante. The colossal sculpture depicts the Greek mythological figure Atlas carrying a globe on his shoulders. The statute is located in the Salone della Meridiana which is on the upper hall of the National Archaeological museum of Naples. of a 79 BC bronze Hermes statue from the Villa of the Papyruses or Papyri at Herculaneum.