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Pluto and Proserpina

Having been struck by Cupid's arrow, Pluto, the God of the Underworld, caught sight of Proserpina picking flowers in a meadow. Immediately inflamed with love, he carried her off to his kingdom.Proserpina is an ancient goddess from the story ,myth of springtime She is the daughter of Ceres and Jupiter. In this sculpture Proserpina is being abducted by her Uncle, Pluto (Jupiter and Ceres’s brother). Pluto wants Proserpina to marry him and live with him in Hades, making her Queen of the Underworld.
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Feb 21 2014 07:43 GMT MargNZ
Wonderful sculpture and myth Jim :)
Feb 21 2014 09:05 GMT bandsix
A beautiful sculpture...I wouldn't know where to start!
Feb 21 2014 13:01 GMT T1MELESS PRO
Many thanks for your comments Marg !!!!
Feb 21 2014 13:01 GMT T1MELESS PRO
Thanks for that Barbara !!!
Feb 21 2014 13:34 GMT aquiles PRO
MARAVILLOSA FOTO !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Feb 21 2014 15:54 GMT peterpinhole
Wonderful info and entry!
Feb 23 2014 20:12 GMT superJoan
Superb Jim

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