The Panoply website also has information on the vases, the background to the myths, history, and animations, and ideas for using the animations in teaching. This animation is based on the myth of Pandora, made using an ancient Greek red figure vase.
To see more of my vase animations, visit my website: http://www.panoply.org.uk.
Hesiod’s version of the myth, Pandora is made of earth and water. Vase painters sometimes showed Pandora being born from the earth and ‘Pandora’ was also a cult name for Gaia, the earth goddess.
As well as expressing the end of a perfect time, the myth is probably related Continue reading