Gorgon Picture

Fearsome feminine creatures of Greek mythology. Just looking at them could turn a person to stone. They were portrayed with a variety of different and varying characteristics... scales, fangs, snake hair, beards, and brass hands, to name some. The carved head or image of a Gorgon was thought to ward away evil, and was often placed on graves, temples and the like in Greece.
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