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Gorgoneion
The Classical World

Gorgoneion

CHF 4.550,-
$ 4.763£ 3.922€ 4.654

Terracotta
Western Greek, Sicily, ca. 6th/5th century BC
H. 8.9cm

A rare and amusing pinax of an animalistic Gorgon with large eyes and facial features. Gorgoneion pinakes served as votive objects deposited in a sanctuary or affixed within a burial chamber. This unusual presentation will certainly radiate its apotropaic properties when needed.

Condition: Put together from 4 fragments, but complete. Joints invisible

Provenance: ex. property of Mr. M. Q.-F, Horgen, Switzerland, since 1971



Item reference: CL1467