Cameo glass disk with Medusa head


On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 166

Translucent deep purple with opaque white overlay.
Circular disk, with beveled edge; flat back.
On front, in deep relief in white, head of Medusa in three-quarter view to right, with wings and serpents in her hair.
Broken and chipped at top and bottom; dulling and faint iridescent weathering.

Cameo glass disk with Medusa head, Glass, Roman

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