'Satyr Fauns' by Lidbury Picture

'Satyr Fauns'
Sculpture by Malcolm Lidbury (aka PinkPasty)

Satyr (fauns) have been traditional in sculpture almost since the Greeks started to carve into rocks. Featuring goat legs with little nub horns & a goat tail (although early Greek versions had horse tails), and associated most strongly with the pagan God Pan & also Dionysos.

Satyrs reputably quite ambiguous in the mythology of their sexual preferences between male & female. Dionysos is reputed to have had a young male satyr lover who when the young satyr died Dionysos turned him into a vine from which he extracted the first wine juice.
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