Eli Djeddah, American, 1912 - 1981 (San Diego, California)
Estate of Eli Djeddah, American, 1912 - 1981, by bequest to the J. Paul Getty Museum, 1983.
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Currently on view at: Getty Villa, Gallery 216, Roman Treasury
Cameo Gem with Medusa
Sardonyx, dark gray and white
2.9 × 2.4 × 1.3 cm (1 1/8 × 15/16 × 1/2 in.)
Bequest of Eli Djeddah
Oval cameo gem engraved with the image of the head of Medusa. This Gorgoneion is shown in a three-quarter view, facing to the right. The back is unfinished.