‘Mater’

«Matter is a headache without a head»

– Sanskrit proverb, quoted by Swami Vivekananda

 

«Salome asked, “How long will men die?”

The Lord replied, “As long as you women bring forth”»

– Gospel of the Egyptians, Nag Hammadi.

 

Uttar Pradesh em terracota, uma das várias intencionalmente fabricadas sem cabeça, II a.C.

 

 baubo

Baubo – relevo pagão na fachada de uma igreja católica italiana, em Borbona (séc. XVI).

 

“Le Viol” (1934), Magritte. Ver também “Venus and René” (2007), Mark Bryan.

 

Sheela_na_gig2

Artefacto moderno, fundindo a forma da rã à figura mitológica de Sheela Na-Gig (Sheelah is of Irish and Gaelic origin, meaning “blind”).

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