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For ancient mariners, Gibraltar was home to the Gorgon Medusa

Ancient mariners may have believed that Gibraltar was home to the feared snake-headed Gorgon Medusa, according to a discovery in Gorham’s Cave that bridges the divide between Greek mythology and archaeology. Clive Finlayson, Director of the Gibraltar National Museum, revealed the fragments alongside the caretaker Minister for Heritage, Dr John Cortes, during the opening session...

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