:: Dikta - Rebirth At Psychro ::

Ica    Mykeon    Mekoneon    Glaukion    Baetyl    Palaikastro    Psychro    Glaucos Dream    epiphanion

:: 2011 :: 120cm x 60cm :: Acrylics, Inks & Markers on Canvas ::

Here, continuing the Dikta mandala, we see Rhea ('flow') giving birth to Dikta in much the same manner as later Greek tradition held that Zeus came into the world. Accompanied by a goat nymph and the Kouretes ('the youths') playing sistra, the fertile waters of the cave emerge from Rhea's vagina. Much of the reconstructed myth of Dikta can be gleaned from the surviving stories of Zeus' Cretan birth, again a forthcoming essay will explore this...

Dikta - Rebirth At Psychro


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