Continue to Figure out the Myth

The figure in the lower left is a monster, a human body with a bull's head. It is dead because the young man in the center killed it with the club he carries over his left shoulder. Consequently, the children are showering adulation upon the hero because the monster that would have devoured them is dead. The onlookers at the right survey the scene. This much of the story can be figured out without knowing the specifics of the myth.

Click here for the myth itself.

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