Figurine of head of Medusa
3rd century B.C.
21.8 x 17.7 cm (8 9/16 x 6 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Forehead contracted, above are two serpents with heads facing one another. Wings above the temples; at the sides serpents; two serpents tied in a knot under the chin; their heads broken off. Both wings much restored. Traces of white slip.
By date unknown: Elizabeth W. Perkins Collection; gift to MFA from Elizabeth W. Perkins, 1897
Gift of Elizabeth W. Perkins