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The Gorgon Medusa | Greek vase, Athenian red figure amphora

P23.1B PERSEUS & MEDOUSA

Museum Collection: Antikensammlungen, Munich, Germany
Catalogue Number: Munich 2312
Beazley Archive Number: 201820
Ware: Attic Red Figure
Shape: Amphora, Panathenaic
Painter: Attributed to the Berlin Painter
Date: ca 490 BC
Period: Late Archaic

SUMMARY

Detail of Medousa, from a scene depicting her flight from the hero Perseus. Her rounded face is monstrous, with wide tusked mouth, protruding tongue, staring eyes, and head circled by a ring of coiled serpents.

ARTICLESMedousa

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