Pegasus plate

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Pegasus plate from the classical period

 

Description

Pegasus was the feathered horse of the Greek mythology which was born out of the blood of Medusa when Perseus cut off her head.

Pegasus (Ancient Greek: Πήγασος, Pḗgasos; Latin: Pegasus, Pegasos) is one of the best known creatures in Greek mythology. He is a winged divine stallion also known as a horse usually depicted as pure white in color. He was sired by Poseidon, in his role as horse-god, and foaled by the Gorgon Medusa.[1] He was the brother of Chrysaor, born at a single birthing when his mother was decapitated by Perseus.

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