Birth of Pegasus

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Notice in the midst of this Dionysiac revel Medusa collapses after being decapitated by Perseus and Pegasus rises from her neck framed by a few snakes of her remaining hair.  Fantastic image.  Great Halloween costume idea too.  Here’s the actual object but the line drawing is far clearer:

Cista Depicting a Dionysian Revel and Perseus with Medusa's Head

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