Clouds by Canaletto
Statue of Zeus at Olympia.
"The Demiurge did not name the not (yet) existent circuit of the Same in this way, but the circuit of such a kind that He has made. Or rather, its creation contains the truest causes of its name and the imposition of a name is its creation, if indeed intellection at that level is not separated from creation, but if the Gods create by means of intellection itself. For in this way They create the things, just by naming them."
Proklos, In Tim. II 255, 12-24
(Zeus, Museo archeologico nazionale di Napoli. From Pompeii, Casa dei Dioscuri)
The colossal head and arm of Zeus, found at Aigeira, Achaia.
Pausanias tells us (in the 2nd century BC) that the statue was carved by the Athenian sculptor Eukleides, who was active in the second half of the 2nd century BC. The eyes were originally made of a different material and inlaid into the marble. The left hand is shown, which would have originally held the god’s sceptre.