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Leda and the Swan

August 20, 2011

Visiting Getty Museum with my parents.

Parents: What’s this? *pointing to sculpture of Hercules*

Me: That’s Hercules, famous for his twelve labors. This one shows him slaying the nine-headed hydra, which was his second task. Over there you see another statue of Hercules, where he is wrestling with the Cretan bull…

Later…

Parents: What’s this? *pointing to sculpture of Leda and the swan*

Me: Umm…I’m not sure…

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leda_and_the_Swan

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One Comment
  1. Wow! That’s an attention-grabbing slant.

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