Archaic Greek Gorgonieon

Gold and Bone

c. 600-480 BC

Height: 4.5 cm, Width: 4.2 cm

A bone image of a gorgon’s face, each eye is filled with a convex gold disc. It has a hole in the back for attachment. I am not sure what it would have been attached to.

Source: British Museum

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