Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Myths and Legends: Pandora

Pandora. To find out more about Pandora and her famous box, see this Wikipedia article: link; for information about the image: image source.

In this painting of Pandora by Lawrence Alma-Tadema, you see the fateful moment before Pandora has opened the jar. I especially like the odd detail of the Sphinx decoration on the top of the jar. Here is a close-up of that decoration:


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