Artist Greek
Title
  • Head of a Horse
Date 5th century BCE
Medium marble
Dimensions Overall: 11 1/2 × 6 1/4 × 15 3/4 inches (29.2 × 15.9 × 40 cm)
Including base: 16 × 7 × 16 1/4 inches (40.6 × 17.8 × 41.3 cm)
Mount: 4 1/2 × 7 × 12 1/8 inches (11.4 × 17.8 × 30.8 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, General Membership Fund
Accession Number 39.602
Department Greco-Roman and Ancient European
On View Ancient Greek and Roman S202, Level 2 (see map)
(Giacomo Nunez);
1939-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Robinson, Francis W. "A Greek Marble Head of a Horse," Bulletin of the DIA 19, no. 8 (May 1940): 83–85, p. 84 (ill.).

Brommer, Frank. "Studien Zu den Parthenongiebeln IV," Milleilungen des Deutschen Archaologischen Inst. Athenische Abteilung, Band 73 (1958): pp. 103-116, (ill.). [as possible late reduced copy of horse of Helios in East Pediment of the Parthenon, Athens]

Brommer, Frank. Die Skulpturen der Parthenon-Gibel. Mainz: P. von Zabern, 1963, p. 110, no. 23B.