Salomons bed of milk
St Finn Barres cathedral, Cork - 2004
Exhibition: Contemporary Art in the Cathedral, St Finn Barres

Solomon, the wise King in the bible had 700 hundred wife’s and virgins without number. The bed was filled of 37 litres of Milk (a symbol of his riches) 700 sheets, one for each wife, were stacked along the walls in the cathedral.

”Solomon loved many strange woman. Together with daughters of pharaoh woman of Moabites, Ammonites, Edomites, zidonians and Hitites. He and seven hundred wives, princesses and virgins without number.”
The Bible: 1 KING 11

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