"Acquisitions/1983." The J. Paul Getty Museum Journal 12 (1984) p. 255, no. 133.
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Gorgon Head Antefix
Greece (Place created)
early 5th century B.C.
20.8 × 21.8 × 4.5 cm (8 3/16 × 8 9/16 × 1 3/4 in.)
Gift of Leon Levy
The petrifying head of the gorgon, with its staring eyes, grimacing mouth, protruding tongue, and snaky hair, had the ability to ward off evil. This
The roof tiles running along the eaves of ancient Greek and