Ah yes, the infamous Cephalophores… which I am assuming means ‘head-bearer’, odd how the job-lot of them are depicted carrying the head in the centre of the chest rather than under the arm, like the horseman… or, alternatively not odd at all, if it represents ‘thinking with the heart’.
The rape thing is all a bit unfortunate… but symbolically, perhaps, the ‘descent’ of the Divine could be regarded as a ‘rape’ of sorts… Is the conscious mind raped by the subconscious when dreaming?
I expect we are straying into ‘Dionysian’ or ‘Bacchic’ areas with that one.
I am definitely not getting into the water if it is one of ‘your’ wells.
I shall probably be transformed into something hideous, and black… and smelly… which dribbles…
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