This is a small reproduction of the head of a marble horse, of which only the front part remains, which was dedicated to Athena ca 490-480BC and is now in the Akropolis Museum in Athens.
The horse would have stood alone, without a rider and was a symbol of victory in a race for horses.
Read more about the horse in ancient Greece in Insights on the It's All Greek archived WordPress site.
|dimensions etc||Height including his marble base: 8.5cm Length from mane to nose: 7.5cm|
|material||Bronze, using the traditional 'lost wax' method. As nothing is mass-produced, there will inevitably be slight variations in patination and colouring. Each piece is, therefore, unique. He stands on a base of marble.|
|country of origin||Made in Greece. It's All Greek is proud to have been working with the Semitekolo family foundry since 1999.|
bronze horsehead on a marble base
- Code: BA-08
- Status: In Stock
- excl tax: £25.00