If Medusa looked John Smith in the eye, this is what would have happened

In Greek mythology, Medusa was a monster with the face of a hideous woman and a head full of snakes (not hair). When a person looked her in the eye, he or she turned to stone.

That is a totally believable origin story for this lamp I saw at a flea market a little over a week ago.

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I think he looks like John Smith (at least, the Disney iteration — it’s all in the hat).

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Can you imagine the shadows this thing would cast from your bedside table at night?

Published by meredithsell

Freelance writer and editor. Helping nonprofits, educational institutions, and businesses tell their stories. Interests: fitness, historical women, and untold, complicated stories. My site: meredithsellwrites.com

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