Cast Gallery catalogue number: A015
Athena supports the hero Perseus as he cuts off the head of Gorgo who clasps her child, the winged horse Pegasos, to her side. The others look away to avoid Gorgo's petrifying glance.
- Plaster cast: Height: 1.22m.
- Copy of a limestone metope.
- The metope:
- is from Temple C at Selinus in Sicily.
- was made about 520-510 BC.
- was found at Selinus in 1823 by William Harris and Samuel Angell.
- is now in Palermo, Museo Archeologico Nazionale.