Happy Easter 2020. The egg symbolized from the beginning of humanity the return to life, equivalent to fertility, hope and rebirth.
In Egyptian mythology, it represents the burned and reborn Phoenix bird, from the egg that had created it in the beginning. Hindus also maintain that the world was born from an egg.
Similarly Christianity adopted the egg tradition as a symbol of the resurrection of Christ at Easter. The traditional Easter egg.
On the other hand, the Easter rabbit appeared in the work of Georg Franck von Frankenau, in 1682. He reference to a hare with a basket full of decorated eggs and sweets. He delivered to the children the night before Easter Sunday.
Finally it is theorized that the rabbit is chosen as the distributor of the eggs, because it reproduces like crazy. The egg is a symbol of fertility, and the rabbit began to have bunny litters in the spring. Little by little, both concepts were related to this day. Regarding chocolate, they were the eaters of German pastry chefs, the first to start making this figures, to eat them.