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Pandora Box Medal

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Accession# 1997.103
Artist Weinberg, Elbert
Collection Art Objects
Date 1971
Description "Pandora's Box Medal" by Elbert Weinberg

"The medal's obverse depicts the myth of Pandora's box where the miseries of the world were unwittingly released by the curious woman, Pandora. However, the sculptor allegorically equated the creation of the bomb and the myth by depicting a grinning death's head rising from the box." (Salmon 267)
Home Location storage
Material Bronze
Medium bronze
Object ID S.1997.103
Object Name Medal
Recfrom Noble, Joseph Veach
Signed Name E W 1971 c
Sub-category Art
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