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Perseus and Andromeda Medusa

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Medusa is the monstrous lady whose head Perseus chops off. She is a Gorgon, and like her sisters, Stheno and Euryale, she has snakes for hair, bronze hands, wings, and tusks. Medusa and her fellow Gorgons are said to be so hideous that they turn anyone they look at into stone.

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