Pan’s Bust

1/30 ƒ/5.6 ISO 1000 45 mm

This is a bust of Pan, the Greek god of fields, hills and shepherds. A symbol of fertility and spring time. This is the origin of the pan flute too, the reason for its name at least if stealing the credit of an anonymous musical sheep herder.


3 thoughts on “Pan’s Bust

  1. no, it is not a bust of Pan but of Moses. The famous Michelangelo sculpture of Moses in Rome shows him with horns, which resulted from a mis-translation of the Bible used at that time. This bust imitates the Michelangelo version

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