Welcome to the Tracking Colour objects database. It contains information on ancient artworks from the collections of the Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek examined for their original polychromy.

All objects 168 objects


  • Dea Roma

    • IN 568
    • Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek
    • The statue head here is that of Dea Roma, a iconic personification of the city of Rome. Only the neck, head, and part of the chest remain, including the headband from her Minerva-style helmet and elements of her styli...

  • The foot of Dea Roma.

    • IN 569
    • Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek
    • What is displayed here is a right foot, with the toes curled up. Due to its size, it is confirmed that the segment here was part of a colossal statue representing Dea Roma, alongside IN 568 (the head from the statue.)

  • Diana from Nemi, Acrolith

    • IN 1517
    • Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek
    • Section of the head from a large acrolith statue believed to be from the Sanctuary of Diana at Nemi.

  • Standing Woman Terracotta figure

    • IN 895
    • Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek
    • A small statuette of a woman, one shoulder exposed, holding a leaf-shaped fan in her left hand.

  • Terracotta relief, Satyrs treading grapes

    • IN 1701
    • Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek
    • The relief here is a depiction showing a group of satyrs dancing and treading grapes. To the left of the relief (and the right of the relief), a lone satyr appears to be dancing and playing the trumpet. In the middle ...

  • Terracotta relief depicting satyrs picking grapes

    • IN 1708
    • Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek
    • The terracotta relief is well-preserved with only a piece missing from both sides of the relief and small fragments along the upper edge of the relief. The top of the relief is decorated with a row of palmettes. Two s...

  • Terracotta relief, a palaestra

    • IN 1929
    • Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek
    • The relief depicts five statues in an architectural setting: a porticus with six fluted Corinthian columns, the bases of which are shaped as a double torus. The two columns in the centre are bigger than the others, an...

  • Terracotta relief; a porticus

    • IN 1704
    • Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek
    • Such plaques, which mainly date between about 50 B.C. and 60 A.D., have subsequently been referred to as Campana reliefs. In the late republic and the early Imperial period Campana reliefs were used to protect and ado...