37 Best Medusa Tattoos For Women

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37 Best Medusa Tattoos For Women

Medusa was one of the three Gorgons together with her sisters Steno and Eurialo. The first two were endowed with the gift of immortality, while Medusa was destined to perish at the hands of a hero called Perseus. They lived in the height of the night and at the end of the world where the garden of Hesperides grew. And whoever looked them in their face, even for an instant, remained petrified for eternity.

Medusa are known to have a head of woman with snake writhing around her head. She is a Greek mythological figure who was once a beautiful maiden. She was one of three sisters, Medusa, Stheno and Euryale and was a priestess in the court of Athena. There are some differing reports on Medusa depending on whether your reading about her from the Greeks point of view or the Roman viewpoint.