Boy with Pommegrenat, marble, Rome, Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek (Copenhagen, Denmark). Made with Memento Beta.
Children carried fruit and water, symbols of fertility, the cycle of life and the propagation of the family. The dozing Eros, holding an inverted torch, gradually became a spirit of death, symbolizing hopes of a new awakening.
- Ny Carlsberg GlyptotekAccessed 1 Dec 2016.
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