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

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

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Greek Sculpture | PARIAN GREEK LADY, c. 19th century. Finely detailed classical Greek ... #SculptureArt

Greek Sculpture | PARIAN GREEK LADY, c. 19th century. Finely detailed classical Greek ... #SculptureArt

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Symmetry Symptom Artists take note - The Medusa is neither a vampire or a porn queen.  Her power is more profound and dangerous and woe to those who invoke it carelessly.

Symmetry Symptom Artists take note - The Medusa is neither a vampire or a porn queen. Her power is more profound and dangerous and woe to those who invoke it carelessly.

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Medusa was a monster, a Gorgon, generally described as having the face of a hideous human female with living venomous snakes in place of hair. Gazing directly upon her would turn onlookers to stone. Most sources describe her as the daughter of Phorcys and Ceto,

Medusa was a monster, a Gorgon, generally described as having the face of a hideous human female with living venomous snakes in place of hair. Gazing directly upon her would turn onlookers to stone. Most sources describe her as the daughter of Phorcys and Ceto,

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"Medus" - Collage 2014 – 29,7 x 21 cm - (c) Sabine Remy - http://miriskum.de/ Overload
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Jellyfish trio Print in blue, Vintage medusa image print, Marine Wall Decor, Nautical art, Digital Collage Print, Coastal Living

Jellyfish trio Print in blue, Vintage medusa image print, Marine Wall Decor, Nautical art, Digital Collage Print, Coastal Living

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