Perseus & Medusa



by Mary Harrsch (Photographed at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, N.Y.)
published on 13 October 2012

A marble statue of the pan-Hellenic hero Perseus wearing the cap of Hades (which rendered the wearer invisible) and holding the head of the Gorgon Medusa. (By Antonio Canova, 1804-6 CE, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York).

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