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Athene receives the head of Medousa from Perseus. The hero is depicted as a young man, wearing the winged boots of Hermes and the cap of darkness on his head. Athene holds the Gorgoneion (Gorgon head) by its snaky locks, its image reflecting in the mirror of the shield. ca 400 - 385 BC


Fictile acroterium (architectural ornament) representing Pegasus, 450/430 B.C Artwork-location: Città Del Vaticano, Vatican Museums, Etruscan Museum


Chapman Brothers: Bad Art

You will be pushed to find anything more stranger and slightly disturbing than the Chapman brothers work. I saw some of their work at the Sensation exhibition and as disturbing as some were you couldn't help but be drawn to them and admire the skill behind them. This is one of the tamer pieces


PURPLE-STRIPED JELLY (Chrysaora colorata, formerly Pelagia colorata): (Juvenile) a species of jellyfish that exists primarily off the coast of California in Monterey Bay. The bell (body) can grow up to 3 feet, w/a radial pattern of stripes. The tentacles vary with the age of the individual, consisting typically of eight marginal long dark arms, and four central frilly oral arms. Its stinging tentacles are used to bring in mainly small prey, including zooplankton, larval fish, & fish eggs.

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PHOTOS: Microscopic Life Drawings Still Dazzle 100 Years Later

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