Aportopaic image...


warding against evil, or deflecting misfortune
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Theories of Mythology




Aportopaic symbol
The Gorgon, flanked by lionesses and showing her belt clasp of serpents, as depicted at the west pediment of the 580 B.C. temple of Artemis in Corfu on display at the Archaeological Museum of Corfu

 Symbolic art is a universal cultural phenomenon. The symbolic significance that people attribute to external objects may reflect more on him than on the objective reality.

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