Medusa is a historical character that can be discussed whether it is fabolous or real. But there is a certain point; she is full of mystery.
The myth on Medusa is about her death and her body. According to Ottoman official reports, a mysterious sarcophagus was found. A German doctor was called for thesis. There is no official report that a body was there. It was claimed that he got some samples from the body. The records vanished and this event was forgotten in history.
It is thought that her body vanished. Every detail of this mystery buried in the history and became a cold case.