Early Corinthian Period
Place of Manufacture: Greece, Corinthia, Corinth
Medium or Technique
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Gorgoneion. Pale yellow clay. Large polychrome face of Medusa in black, white, red. Tongue extended, pointed canines, huge eyes. On the back, black and red whirligig. Rosette on top of mouth.
By 1958: with George Allen, 2219 St. James Place, Philadelphia, Pa.; 1958: gift of George Allen to Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III in the name of Cornelius Adrian Comstock Vermeule to MFA, December 12, 1986; accessioned by MFA as a year-end gift in 1986, January 21, 1987
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III in the name of Cornelius Adrian Comstock Vermeule