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Apulian Black Glazed Guttus Gorgon Head Ancient Art & Antiquities

Apulian Black Glazed Guttus Gorgon Head Ancient Art & Antiquities
Apulian Black Glazed Guttus Gorgon Head Ancient Art & Antiquities

Apulian Black Glazed Guttus Gorgon Head Ancient Art & Antiquities    Apulian Black Glazed Guttus Gorgon Head Ancient Art & Antiquities

Apulian Black Glazed Guttus: Gorgon Head. An ancient Apulian Greek black glazed guttus, an oil vessel, with a loop handle and funnel spout. The central disk is moulded with a Gorgoneion. Apulia, Magna Graecia, Southern Italy. Gorgons were frightful witch-like female deities in Greek mythology.

Medusa, whose gaze could turn a man to stone, is the most well known. Gorgons were protective deities whose very visage inspired fear. These apotropaic images on vases were meant to scare off all manner of threats. CVA, fascicule 14, Krannert Art Museum, (1989), pl. Formerly in a European private collection. GUARANTEED AUTHENTIC AND AS DESCRIBED. HIXENBAUGH ANCIENT ART, NEW YORK.

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The item "Apulian Black Glazed Guttus Gorgon Head Ancient Art & Antiquities" is in sale since Tuesday, November 28, 2017. This item is in the category "Antiques\Antiquities\Greek".antiquitatis" and is located in New York, New York. This item can be shipped worldwide.
Apulian Black Glazed Guttus Gorgon Head Ancient Art & Antiquities    Apulian Black Glazed Guttus Gorgon Head Ancient Art & Antiquities