previous image || Demons & Deities || next image

Gorgon figure taken from an early Corinthian vase
ca. 5th century BC.
Note the characteristic encircled eyes, large teeth and
long fangs all to be found in the Lakhe masks of Nepal.
Drawing after Napier, Masks, Transformation and Paradox, 1986, pl.46

text © Thomas Murray
images © Don Tuttle