Definition of gorgoneion in English:
noun (plural gorgoneia /-ˈnʌɪə/)
A representation of a gorgon’s head.
- The first two are images of Hadrian and a detail of the gorgoneion, the third is of Septimus Severus.
- She is carrying her aegis as a shield, and you can clearly see the gorgoneion at the centre.
- Contained within a circle, the gorgoneion was the central motif of an ornamental composition of confronting dolphins.
Definition of gorgoneion in:
- US English dictionary
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