Gold pendant in the form of a gorgoneion (Gorgon's face)

Greek, Cypriot

On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 156

The pendant, which represents the face of a Gorgon, originally was elaborately embellished. Both earrings—of which only one is preserved—as well as the eyes would have contained enamel. Additional granulation articulated the hair, particularly around the proper left ear, and the teeth.

Gold pendant in the form of a gorgoneion (Gorgon's face), Gold, Greek, Cypriot

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