Horse of Selene - Item #69
Patina Options and Material Information
Each and every piece is custom finished. A slight variation in color from order to order is to be expected.
Most reproductions are hand-cast in Gypsum reinforced with polymer, glass fiber, burlap and/or metal rods for extra strength.
Here are examples of patina options:
24 Inches High x 33 Inches Wide x 11 Inches Deep
One of the horses of Selene, the moon goddess, from the east pediment of the Parthenon. The artist is unknown, however, the general supervisor of the Parthenon sculptures was Phidias. The horse is depicted after a hard night's ride panting, with bulging eyes, flared nostrils and pulsing veins. 447-432 B.C.E.
Museum: British Museum, London
Origin: The Parthenon - East Pediment, Athens
Time Period: Ancient Greece, 447-432 B.C.E.
1911 Catalog ID # - 548