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Medusa Tattoos

One of Greek mythology's most notorious characters, Medusa, was one Gorgon that you did not want to mess with. She was known to have had the face of a hideous woman but her most noticeable physical characteristic were the living venomous snakes in the place of her hair. Medusa was able to turn anyone who gazed into her eyes to stone and even when she was beheaded by Perseus, her gaze was still able to be weaponized. In the end, Perseus gave the head of Medusa to the goddess Athena, who placed the head on her shield or aegis. Medusa's unique abilities and haunting story makes her a popular subject for tattoos, just as long as you're not afraid to look into her eyes everyday. Here are 15 Medusa tattoos that keep her story alive.