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Horse of Selene - Item #69

$ 720.00

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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.

 

Artist: Unknown

Museum: British Museum, London

Origin: The Parthenon - East Pediment, Athens

Time Period: Ancient Greece, 447-432 B.C.E.

1911 Catalog ID # - 548