The "Medusa Rondanini", late Hellenistic/Augustan Roman copy of of a classical work of the 5th century BCE. The head of Medusa is rendered more humanized than the repellent, grotesque face depicted on the shield of goddess Athena. On display at Glyptothek Museum, Munich (Germany)
Bernini's Medusa /// Believed to date from around 1638 to 1648, this extraordinary work takes its subject from classical mythology, as cited in Ovid’s Metamorphoses. It shows the beautiful Medusa, one of the Gorgon sisters, caught in the terrible process of transformation into a monster.
A GODDESS WEARING A KAUNAKES H. 11.6 cm. Chlorite, white calcite. Western Central Asia, Bactria-Margiana, Middle to Late Bronze Age, 2000-1650 B.C. The block-like female figure is shown standing, clad… - Galerie Cahn - 13/11/2015