Medusa Tattoo The Terrifying Looking Tattoo
The looks of Medusa tattoo can be associated with frightening looks. Because of the history associated with the looks of Medusa, the tattoos have got the terrifying looks. The body of Medusa is believed to be covered with shining scales and that is depicted in the tattoo as well. The hair designed in Medusa tattoo is of snakes that have movements. The hands and arms of Medusa are believed to be made of copper and the fingers has claws which are made out of steel. All these features, even when imagined, can be very scary. This is a brief description of how the tattoo looks.
Medusa is a mythological figure in ancient Greek history. Being associated to mythology, many believes are attached with this creature. The most popular belief being, Medusa was the only mortal sister amongst the three Gorgon sisters. She was a beautiful and powerful woman who took the initiative to lead an army against Perseus. Her looks were supposed to be so powerful that it could turn any person whomever she looked at into stone. Because of her mortality, Perseus managed to kill her but cutting her head off. He could do this only by using mirror in place of his shield. Medusa saw her own image and turned into stone. Then Perseus was successful in cutting her head off.
The other myth associated with Medusa is she was a gorgeous woman with beautiful hair. But the only wrong deed that she dared to do was, she compared her beautiful looks with that of immortals. For this deed she was punished. Her beautiful hair turned into snakes and her gorgeous looks became a punishment for whoever she saw, as they got converted into stone. These are just a few mythological believes connected with Medusa.Though people have mixed feelings and views about Medusa, a Medusa tattoo surely depicts a powerful symbol and is very famous especially amongst Greek tattoo enthusiasts.