White marble statue (H. 1.55 Br. 0.37 base). Formerly in the Villa Albani; nowadays
in the Vatican Musea, near the entrance of the former Library.
Raffei, Diss., 130 and Pl. III, 2; K Q. Visconti, Mus. Pio Clem., II, Pl. XIX;
Clarac, Mus. Sculpt., Pl. 560, 1192 and. 1192 A (before and after the restorations)
and IV, 26; Millin, Gall. Myth., cf. 66; Zoega, Abh., 203f No 5; Lajard,
Pl. LXXII; MMM II 214f No. 37 and figs. 43-44; RRS I 296, 4; Leipoldt,
XVI and fig. 38; Alinari, 35667. See fig. 153.
A naked trunk in three coils of a serpent. Four signs of the zodiac, two on the
breast (Aries and Libra) and one on each thigh (Cancer and Capricornus). Added
are: lion's head, two wings, the arms and legs with two coils of the serpent, and
finally the cloak, on which Aion is standing.