Glass appliqué with Medusa


On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171

Colorless with pale blue green tinge.
Circular disk with flat back, edge partially beveled, and convex upper surface.
Head of a Gorgon in relief, portrayed with wings on top of her head, hair parted to either side, forming fringe to forehead, ears to sides of head, and tongue protruding downward.
Intact, with weathered edges, but small chip behind proper left ear; dulling, iridescence, and some creamy weathering.

Glass appliqué with Medusa, Glass, Roman

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