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Trojanisches Pferd

Trojan Horse

Hans Wimmer
1976/81

München /  Trojanisches Pferd   München /  Trojanisches Pferd

Description

Bronze sculpture of a horse.

Inscription(s)

τοὶ δ᾽ ἤδη ἀγακλυτὸν ἀμφ᾽ Ὀδυσῆα
ἥατ᾽ ἐνὶ Τρώων ἀγορῇ κεκαλυμμένοι ἵππῳ
αὐτοὶ γάρ μιν Τρῶες ἐς ἀκρόπολιν / ἐρύσαντο

(Quotation from Homer's Odyssey, book 8, verse 502-504, in translation:
"...glorious Odysseus and the rest sitting inside the Horse, at the Trojan's meeting place. The Trojans themselves had dragged it into the citadel.")

Signature

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Sculptor

Sources & Information

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Location (N 48°8'51" - E 11°34'14")

Item Code: deby101; Photograph: 6 September 2010
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