Seller: archeobel (1,191) 100%, Location: Frigiliana, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 371501729197 Condition: Excellent, top quality - Gold, Material: Gold, Details: Roman Golden Medusa Earrings 100 - 300 AD. Item description: In Greek mythology, Medusa (Greek: Medousa), was a female whose gaze could turn people to stone. In a late version of the Medusa tale (related by the Roman poet Ovid) Medusa was originally a beautiful woman. She had sex with - or was raped by - Poseidon in Athena's temple. Upon discovery of the desecration of her temple, Athena changed Medusa's form to match that of her sister Gorgons as punishment. Medusa's hair turned into snakes and her glance would turn all living creatures to stone. Extremely rare museum pieces. Similar earrings were sold at Christie's in 2004 for the price of 4.600 $. Condition: Excellent. Origin: Italy, 1- 3 th Century AD. Dimension: 2.2 inches (5,5 cm). Weight: 3 gram and 5,4 gram. Guarantee: 100 % satisfaction guaranteed! Money back guarantee, I offer 30 days full refund (minus shipping costs) for items that are not satisfactory for any reason. Items must be returned in original condition. I ship worldwide. All items will be shipped registered and with priority mail. It is also important to note that my items are packed with the utmost care and attention before shipment – please check my feedback.