The Pomegranate

The Pomegranate (as seen in the Ellys Manor House wall paintings - artistically enhanced), also known as the "fruit of the dead'.

The Pomegranate wall painting at Ellys Manor House

Greek Mythology:
The Pomegranate was said to have arisen from the blood of Adonis. Hades, God of the underworld, used pomegranate seeds to trick Persephone into returning into the underworld for a few months every year.

The Pomegranate in Greek Mythology and Ellys Manor House