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P23.3 GORGONEION

Gorgoneion | Attic red figure vase painting
DETAILS
Museum Collection British Museum, London
Catalogue No. London E180
Beazley Archive No. 202205
Ware Attic Red Figure
Shape Hydria
Painter Attributed to the Group of London E445
Date ca 460 B.C.
Period Late Archaic / Early Classical

DESCRIPTION

The round face of the Gorgon Medusa is depicted with large, staring eyes, a wide, tusked mouth, protruding tongue, and pierced ears. The head is ringed with small, coiling serpents.

ARTICLES

Gorgons