Zeus created Pandora as
a wife for Prometheus. He asked
Hephaestos to mold her out of clay and breathe life into her.
He gave her a beautiful box and told her to never open it.
day she could no longer stand it and she opened the box.
terrible rushing sound, out of the box came the evils of the
world - sin, sickness, age, and death. Then one last thing
By Chisholm,Jane; Miles,Lisa;& Reid, Straun
The Usborne Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece
SCHOLASTIC inc. New York 1999