Cretan type Pegasus carved Helmet. WE OFFER AN EXCEPTIONAL QUALITY SOLID BRONZE REPLICA HELMET! Pégasos , Latin Pegasus is one of the best known mythological creatures in Greek mythology. He is a winged divine horse, usually depicted as white in colour.He was sired by Poseidon , in his role as horse-god, and foaled by the Gorgon Medusa. Greco-Roman poets write about his ascent to heaven after his birth and his obeisance to Zeus , king of the gods, who instructed him to bring lightning and thunder from Olympus. He was captured by the Greek hero Bellerophon near the fountain Peirene with the help of Athena and Poseidon. Pegasus allows the hero to ride him to defeat a monster, the Chimera, before realizing many other exploits. His rider, however, falls off his back trying to reach Mount Olympus. Zeus transformed him into the constellation Pegasus and placed him up in the sky. 23.5cm - 9.2 inches. Width: 20cm - 7.8 inches.
Depth: 25cm - 9.8 inches. The item "Helmet Cretan bronze aged Ancient Greek reproduction artifact" is in sale since Monday, January 20, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Reproduction Antiques". The seller is "greek-demigods" and is located in Athens, Nea Smirni. This item can be shipped worldwide.