Aquae Sulis
by Harry Grech

This ancient carving can be found at The Roman Baths in Bath, England. Known as 'The Gorgon's Head' it was set within the pediment overseeing the ancient temple of the sacred spring of Sulis Minerva and the Roman Baths.

The Gorgans were daughters of Phorcys and Ceto, with the most famous being Medusa.

However, with the carving being a male it is likely that the face is actually a depiction of the Sun/God of healing, with its flowing hair representing beaming rays of the Sun.

Part of a series of 12. All individually hand painted with each piece having its own unique pattern and shades.

 

Size 50 cm X 75 cm
Price £200.00