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Snake-haired Gorgon's head | Greek vase, Athenian black figure amphora

P23.16 GORGONEION

Museum Collection: Musée du Louvre, Paris, France
Catalogue No.: Louvre F99
Beazley Archive No.: 303477
Ware: Attic Black Figure
Shape: Amphora, Neck
Painter: Attributed to Type Nicosthenes or BMN Painter
Date: 525 - 475 BC
Period: Archaic

SUMMARY

A Gorgoneion (Gorgon head) with broad round, bearded face, staring eyes, wide toothed mouth, boar's tusks, protruding tongue, and a pair of large handle-like serpents.

ARTICLESGorgones

 
 
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