Head of centaur from Parthenon metope, three-quarter view of face

Collection: Martin von Wagner Museum, University of Würzburg
Title: Parthenon metope fragment of centaur head
Context: From Athens, Acropolis
Summary: Head of centaur
Sculptor: Literary attestation to Pheidias
Material: Marble
Sculpture Type: Architectural
Category: Statuary group
Placement: South metope 5
Style: High Classical
Original or Copy: Original
Date: ca. 447 BC - ca. 432 BC
Scale: Under life-size
Region: Attica
Period: High Classical


Material Description:

Pentelic Marble

Associated Building: Athens, Parthenon