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The Farnese Atlas. A 2nd-century Roman marble copy of a Hellenistic sculpture of Atlas kneeling with a globe weighing heavily on his shoulders. This is the oldest extant statue of the Titan of Greek mythology, and the oldest representation of the celestial sphere. Standing 2.1 meters tall, and the globe is 65 cm in diameter.

The Farnese Atlas. A Roman marble copy of a Hellenistic sculpture of Atlas kneeling with a globe weighing heavily on his shoulders.

Atlas ("Farnese") holding up the celestial sphere, Roman statue (marble), copy after Hellenistic original, 3rd century AD? (original 2nd c. BC), (Museo Archeologico Nazionale, Naples).

Atlas ("Farnese") holding up the celestial sphere, Roman statue (marble), copy…

Athena protects the young hero by Gustav Blaeser, 1854, Schloßbrücke, Berlin #hellas

Athena protects the advancing young hero by Gustav Blaeser - 1854

"I am a small and gentle man / Who carries the world upon his shoulders / Kindly lend a helping hand / Come over..." - PLACEBO - (Statue of Atlas holding the celestial sphere. Roman copy of a Greek sculpture of the 2nd century B.C. - Naples, National Archaeological Museum)

Atlas ("Farnese") holding up the celestial sphere, Roman statue (marble) Museo Archeologico Nazionale, Naples.

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Apollo Kaitharoidos (ca. century CE) marble, Roman copy of a Late Classic/Hellenistic original, partly restored in the century

Marcus Aurelius, Roman statue (marble), 2nd century AD, (Walters Art Museum, Baltimore).

Portrait of the Emperor Marcus Aurelius, Roman, ca. (Antonine)-pin it by carden

deaprojekt — ’ Hipster in Stone “ by Leo Caillard...

Classical sculptures dressed as hipsters look contemporary and totally badass. Photos by photographer Léo Caillard and photo editor Alexis Persani.

Bilderparade CDXVIII https://www.langweiledich.net/bilderparade-cdxviii/

French artist Bruno Catalano has created an incredible series of surreal bronze sculptures called "Les Voyageurs" in Marseilles, that depict realistic human

In Greek mythology the Titan Atlas was responsible for bearing the weight  of the heavens on his shoulders, a burden given to him as punishment by Zues.

In Greek mythology the Titan Atlas was responsible for bearing the weight of the heavens on his shoulders, a burden given to him as punishment by Zues.

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