So here I am struggling with my Sky God, Oannes. As many other ancient Gods he is believed to have travelled from the dog star Sirius in a heavenly
ship, an ancient alien teaching the early Sumerians all they knew about civilisation.
And try as I might, I can’t get down to the serious business of homage; I would like to create a ceramic sculpture of Oannes. I have spent entire days in my studio, surrounded by fish heads from the beach and with tales from ancient Babylon and Mali whirling in my mind – I still come up with frippery.
Here is Cupid At least he has wings, so I am on the right track. I believe I’m going to make an entire new ceramic House God series based on this formula; Gods of Benevolence and Delight…
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