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Medusa2 by amorphisss Medusa2 by amorphisss

Remake of an old artwork

"Medusa"

In Greek mythology Medusa guardian, protectress was a monster, a Gorgon, generally described as having the face of a hideous human female with living venomous snakes in place of hair. Gazing directly into her eyes would turn onlookers to stone. Most sources describe her as the daughter of Phorcys and Ceto.

Medusa was beheaded by the hero Perseus, who thereafter used her head, which retained its ability to turn onlookers to stone, as a weapon until he gave it to the goddess Athena to place on her shield. In classical antiquity the image of the head of Medusa appeared in the evil-averting device known as the Gorgoneion.

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KarmaDash Featured By Owner May 27, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I love how you've drawn the snakes
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amorphisss Featured By Owner May 30, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
O thank you Krystal :)
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