Pegasus is a mythical winged divine horse, and one of the most recognized creatures in Greek mythology. This collectible statue is a perfect addition to any display case and makes an ideal gift for any scholar of Greek mythology. Pegasus was the offspring of the Olympian god Poseidon. Greek hero Bellerophon catches Pegasus near the fountain Peirene, with the help of Athena and Poseidon. Subsequently, Pegasus allowed Bellerophon to ride him in order to defeat the monstrous Chimera. Afterwards, Zeus transformed Pegasus into a constellation, to be forever etched in the skies.