Immortal Through the ages- Josh Horton

This gallery includes sculptures of Greek Gods, Mythological creatures that lived within the Greek mythology, and important people within the Greek stories. Like Apollo, Greek God of music and son of Zeus, Leda who was a mortal human but was one of Zeus's many mortal affairs, and creatures like Sirens, a Centaur, and a Gorgons head. 

This is the sculpture of Apollo, the Greek God of music and the son of Zeus and Leto. In Apollo's left hand you will see he is holding is Lyre, which is a musical instrument that he would carry around with him playing for all to hear in the world.
This has a sculpture of a poet sitting on the ground with two sirens standing behind him. Sirens were Greek mythological creatures that some lures state were sea nymphs that could seduce sailors out at sea with their beautiful singing voice then lead them to their deaths.
This is a sculpture of the minor Greek God Triton, messenger of the sea and son to Poseidon and Amphitrite. The artist has Triton fighting a big fish that is between Triton's legs as the are coming out of the water. With Triton being much bigger and over the fish, it is showing he has power and control over the fish.
This is a engraved gem used to seal wax on letters and other official documents. The picture engraved into the gem in backwards so when pressed into hot wax you would see the battle scene the right way. On the gem is Zeus, Greek god of gods, about to strike down Kapaneus who has defied Zeus by stating "not even Zeus could kill him".
This is a sculpture of Ganymede, a boy from western Asian minor that was carried up to the top of Mount Olympus by Zeus while in his eagle form. Ganymede was to be the new taster for the Gods in their home. The sculpture of the eagle has defined feathers giving it a more realistic features and fearing, sharp look in his face.
This is a limestone carving of a centaur catching his prey while out on a hunt. The centaur was a Greek mythological creature that was half man and half horse. The carving shows the centaur with his prey in front of a leafy background giving depth and realistic form.
This is a bronze statue of Pluto, Greek god of the underworld, kidnapping Persephone, Greek goddess of spring's bounty. Which confuses me a little on the title of this piece because Proserpina is the Roman goddess of the underworld while Pluto is the Greek god of the underworld. All the faces of the statues show no emotional expression, while the goddess is being kidnapped and the maid is helpless on the ground.
This is a bronze statue of Laocoon and his two sons being attacked by Apollo's serpents. The myth is that Laocoon was a priest to Apollo and swore celibacy to him. Laocoon then angered Apollo by having two sons with his wife, so Apollo sent his two serpents after them and killed all three of them.
This is a stone carving of a Gorgon's head. There was three Gorgon sisters' within the Greek mythology all of them had the same ability that if anything looked them in the eyes then the were turned to stone. The artist gave the Gorgon blank eyes and a lack of depth in the head, while the head has a rough looking texture.
This is a sculpture of Leda, a mortal women who was Queen of Sparta. In the Greek myths Zeus had many affairs with mortal women and would disguise himself as animals so husbands would not catch him. In the sculpture Zeus has disguised himself as a swan and is laying in Leda's lap while she shields him with her cloth.
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