Saturday, April 22, 2006

A Very Brief History of Art, Featuring Mr. Potato Head


SobekPundit:

"In this urn, we see the potato figure again, but this time in a more stylized form than at Lascaux. Recent discoveries on the island of Crete have created a near-consensus that this urn represents an ancient myth, in which Zeus transformed himself into a tuber of some sort, in order to seduce the Minoan Queen. The fact that three such potatoes appear has led some to speculate a proto-trinitarian religious theme, but such a theory has very little support."

3 Comments:

Blogger Dr. Deborah Serani said...

LOL!!!!!

~Deb

7:05 PM  
Blogger healthpsych said...

Truly a mashterpiece. Pitiful, I know, but it is my first visit. :)

1:50 AM  
Blogger Flea said...

Scholars disagree as to whether the urn's features are completely interchangeable.

Flea

2:30 PM  

Post a Comment

<< Home

Click for Eugene, Oregon Forecast