Myths and fictions
Italy ( 1950 SG 745) 5th General UNESCO Conference in Florence: Statue of Perseus 
holding the head of Medusa by Benvenuto Cellini.

In Greek mythology, Perseus located the cave of Medusa with the help of three witches 
who had but one eye in between them. The monster Medusa had head of snakes and can 
turn any human beings into stone who cast eyes on her directly. Using his shield for 
reflection,Perseus decapitated her.

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