gorgoneion

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gorgoneion

(ˌɡɔːɡəˈniːɒn)
n, pl -neia (-ˈniːə)
(Classical Myth & Legend) a representation of a Gorgon's head, esp Medusa's
[C19: from Greek, from gorgoneios of a Gorgon]
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Better still, GEORGIA and OREGON can be spelled out from the 9-letter GORGONEIA (W3).
In Sardinia, the necropolis near Cagliari has several painted decorations, including gorgoneia. Decorated ostrich eggshells have been found at Carthage and North African sites, in Malta and Sicily, and in Sardinia.