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.

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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
  • £30.00

  • excl tax: £25.00