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'Cupid' and the archaeological imagination

'Cupid' and the archaeological imagination
trefwoorden: China - Quren - Cupido - brons - beeldje
An unexpected gain for archaeologists working at the Quren Ruins is a little bronze man.
Its height is between three and four meters. The face of the old sculpture has been blurred, but it could still be judged at first glance to be a naked man with wings. The man seems to be wearing a hat, with a distinct, straight nose and slightly protruding eyes, totally different from a yellow race. The striking wings are well stretched behind his shoulder, while his arms overlap in the front. His sexual organ is obviously seen, and his curled legs look charmingly na´ve.

Lees verder bij: China.org (21 september 2003)