Gorgon Plaque

Gorgon Plaque

c. 525 BC - 475 BC

Terracotta

Overall: 6.9 x 6.9 cm (2 11/16 x 2 11/16 in.)

Gift of Robert Haber 1996.34

Fun Fact

This fearsome gorgon was a symbol of protection against evil and the unknown.

See also
Collection: 
GR - South Italy
Department: 
Greek and Roman Art
Type of artwork: 
Sculpture
Medium: 
Terracotta
Credit line: 
Gift of Robert Haber

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