Aegea

In Geek mythology Aegea was an Amazon queen.

In this rendering Aegea is imagined as a prehistoric tribal leader, wearing ritualistic regalia in keeping with the ancient traditions of a primitive society. This regalia consists of the skull of a smilodon and sabre tooth veil.

The smilodon, or sabre-toothed tiger, was long extinct by time of the Trojan War. But it is reasonable to imagine such an extraordinary relic being preserved in a tribal society and the power and ferocity of the beast being assumed by the wearer of this savage crown and veil.

limestone                          240mm x  170mm x  125mm                                2016

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