A man's head

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Carved human heads, apotropaic in character, sometimes decorate the façades of public and private mansions in Corfu. These decorative elements, known as “mourionia” or gargoyles, were located in conspicuous places, mainly at the apex of arches or above openings.
  • Collection: Sculpture
  • Origin: Corfu Island
  • Measurement: 35 x 25 x 41 cm
  • Exhibit Number: ΒΧΜ 02734