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ADONIS FIGURE

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Carved wooden figure of Adonis, Greek god of beauty and desire, Philippines, vintage, 18.25" tall by 9" wide by 6.5" deep.

Price:$650
SKU: new999-adonis
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Adonis, Greek god of beauty and desire from Greek mythology was originally worshiped by the Phoenicians, where modern day Lebanon is. He is thought to be the son of Theias, the king of Syria, and Myrrha (aka Smyrna), Theias' daughter. Hence, Adonis is the product of incestuous love.