The Perseus Catalog logo is a modification of one of the wings of Medusa from original artwork based on the terracotta relief of Medusa with Pegasus from Syracuse, ca. 600 BCE.

Medusa holding Pegasus, an original drawing based on a terracotta relief from Syracuse, ca. 600 BCE.

Medusa holding Pegasus, an original drawing based on a terracotta relief from Syracuse, ca. 600 BCE.
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The Perseus logo has long featured our hero carrying Medusa’s head. As the catalog takes wing, our beloved Gorgon has earned the chance to participate in a more dignified manner.

 

 

 

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