Pandora's Jar.. Picture

Pandora, with her 'jar'. In the original greek version it was a jar containing all the world's evils. (The word 'box' was a medieval mistranslation or supposed improvement.)
Here the evils seep out like smoke rather than rushing out like a burst dam, and Pandora slowly begins to understand what she's done.

(Though really it was Zeus' fault. He put the evils in the jar, he made Pandora its keeper, he 'gifted' her with curiosity, and left her with it saying 'don't touch!'. Sound familiar?
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