Does anyone have an image of a sculpture of Attis, slumped down just after castrating himself? I was searching for images of Attis “reclining”, but found little. There is one in Vermaseren’s Cybele and Attis, but I don’t have it here.
That one pictured Attis as looking a little depressed. And no wonder. What was he thinking, we ask? My guess is in the title.
If I can get a picture, I might run a small caption competition.