Medusa and Book Picture

10 x 10 inchs (or there abouts) water color with a bit of ink.

The story of Medusa can be traced back through Roman and Greek mythology to north Africa where she was a strong African female icon. Political issues of roman times are important in reading the Roman version of Medusa. The Romans say Athena’s champion conquered the evil Medusa by cutting off her head. This ties directly back to
the suppression of females in ancient times and importance of conquering neighboring nations to the Romans.
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