2715 : Statue of an equestrian officer wearing a corselet.
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Parian marble. Found on Milos.
The horse is depicted at a gentle gallop, with a support
beneath its belly. It has a strap with relief decoration on its
breast and a cloth over its back. The rider wears a corselet decorated
with a gorgoneion and snakes. His chlamys is fastened on his left
shoulder and secured by a belt. In his left hand he held the reins
and made a gesture of official greeting with his raised right hand.
About 100 B.C.
Sculpture in the National Archaeological Museum, Athens , Nikolaos Kaltsas
Medieval Greece / Byzantine Empire