Gorgons

Greek - 3 snake-haired, winged female. Monsters. Daughters of Phorcos and Ceto. Sisters of the Graiae. A glance from these monsters, or at least from Medusa, could turn a man to stone. Their names were Euryale, Medusa and Stheno and only Medusa was mortal. They lived in Cisthene and were depicted as having snakes for hair, tusks like a boar, beards, hands of brass and the hindquarters of a mare. Identified as Gorgons, Gorgon or Gorgon.

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