A miniature mask of the gorgon Medusa with her snake locks.
Terracotta, hand-painted. Made in Greece. Made to hang on a wall: there is a sturdy little hook embedded at the back.
Dimensions: Height: 7cm Width at widest point of her hair: 6.5cm Depth to wall: 2.5cm
mini dramatic mask: Medusa
more about Medusa
One of the most iconic characters in ancient Greek mythology, Medusa, whose name means guardian or protectress, was a winged female monster. A Gorgon. Instead of hair, she had hissing venomous snakes. Anyone who looked at her face would be petrified, literally turned into stone.
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