Medusa is an iconic figure in Greek Mythology, known as having living poisonous snakes instead of hair. If you looked upon her face, you would turn to stone. In popular culture, Medusa is often depicted as having a beautiful face, but with the evil snakes slithering around that beauty. She has captivated the imagination for centuries, and it’s easy to see why.
If you’re looking for a tattoo that will turn heads, a Medusa tattoo might be your next design in ink. For ideas and inspiration check out these 15 Best Medusa Tattoos:
A black and gray Medusa looks comfortable on this tattoo wearer’s chest, with a geometric pattern behind her.
A classic Greek statuesque face is handsome among the bed of snakes and skull that make up this Medusa tattoo.
This Medusa tattoo has lots of color as she stares straight onto the viewer as the snakes are nestled in her red hair. The placement on this wearer’s thigh is quite beautiful!
A pensive Medusa with blue snakes among her head looks like she is miles away.
Here’s a realistic portrait of Meduse. The neon green color of the snakes make this a very unique version of the Medusa tattoos. The way that the green matches the eyes is a definite wow factor.
This tattoo enthusiast decided to get a Medusa portrait to take up the entire back! It’s an amazing rendition.
Here is a more menacing version of Medusa with her own tongue being quite snake like.
Here is a fresh, innocent faced version of Medusa. there is definitely something in the eyes that is not so innocent.
A classic Hollywood styled Medusa adorns this tattoo enthusiast’s upper back.
Super symmetrical, this dot pattern Medusa tattoo is classic and epic.
A traditional/old school tattoo makes this Medusa tattoo small and sweet, and just evil enough.
Created from the classic Caravaggio painting, this scary Medusa says it all.
Here is another innocent face with not so innocent eyes to go with the evil snakes crawling among her.
This tattoo artist’s style is breathtaking, perfect for a Medusa tattoo of this calibur.