Medusa is a well-known figure from ancient Greek mythology. She is often depicted as a woman with snakes for hair, and her gaze is said to turn people to stone. According to the myths, she was a powerful and feared monster who was eventually defeated by the hero Perseus. Here are some interesting facts about Medusa:
- Medusa was one of three Gorgon sisters. The other two were Stheno and Euryale. Unlike Medusa, they were immortal.
- According to some versions of the myth, Medusa was once a beautiful woman who was cursed by the goddess Athena after she slept with Poseidon in one of Athena’s temples. Athena was angry that this had happened in her sacred space, so she punished Medusa by turning her into a monster.
- Medusa’s head was eventually cut off by Perseus, who used it as a weapon against his enemies. He was able to do this because he was given a mirrored shield by Athena, which allowed him to avoid looking directly at Medusa.
- Some cultures believe that Medusa’s image can be used as a symbol of protection against evil and misfortune. In ancient times, people would often wear Medusa’s head on their clothing or jewelry as a talisman.
- Medusa has been a popular figure in art and literature for centuries. Many artists have depicted her in various ways, from a monstrous beast to a beautiful woman with snakes for hair.
This is a high quality miniature 3D printed by Speira Miniatures in Sweden.
You can paint it as any normal miniature, no need to wash it beforehand. It is delivered unpainted.
Usable for dioarama, wargaming or tabletop role-playing games, such as Dungeon and Dragons, Warhammer, Pathfinder and so on. Also great as decor in your home if you order the large scales. We can always transform any model into a bust if you like, please contact us.
Due to the inherit nature of 3D printing the miniatures might contain imperfections and could require additional cleanup where the support have been; use sand paper or green putty for example. Print layers will sometimes be visable.
3D resin is brittle, even if we use a mixture than makes it more flexible. However it cannot be compared with the normal plastic that is used for example Warhammer, Marx or Conte miniatures. Handle the 3D prints with care, a fall can break them. Glue info here.