REARING HORSE AND RIDER

Parthenon frieze Southwest portion Acropolis, Athens 442-438 B.C. Acropolis Museum, Athens The frieze is in low relief, about one and one half inches deep and three feet four inches high. In the beginning of the procession at the west end of the south side, as some men mount their horses and prepare to move, one horse rears its legs in wild fear and a man tries to control it.

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