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polychrome terra-cotta relief of Perseus, Athena, Medusa; Roman, Augustan period
This is one of several reliefs that formed part of the decoration of the Temple of Palatine Apollo; the classically-styled figures of Perseus and Athena hold the gorgon's head between them.
Rome, Palatine Museum. Credits: Barbara McManus, 2004
Keywords: Augustan symbolism; religion; mythology