Roman goddess of abundance.

Abundantiat

Roman goddess of abundance.

The sculpture of an ancient Snake Goddess. The artifact demonstrates typical Minoan female attire.

Aegean Snake Goddess

The sculpture of an ancient Snake Goddess. The artifact demonstrates typical Minoan female attire.

"Aphrodite or Venus" —Bulfinch, 1897

Aphrodite

"Aphrodite or Venus" —Bulfinch, 1897

The Roman Arm-chair had a decoration symbolic of Ceres, the Roman goddess of growing plants.

Roman Arm-Chair

The Roman Arm-chair had a decoration symbolic of Ceres, the Roman goddess of growing plants.

The Greek goddess of wisdom, strategy, and war.

Athena

The Greek goddess of wisdom, strategy, and war.

"A tablet of Pentelic marble. Athena, leaning on her spear, is gazing with downcast head at a grave monument."—Webster, 1913

Mourning Athena

"A tablet of Pentelic marble. Athena, leaning on her spear, is gazing with downcast head at a grave…

The Statue of Bavaria is a bronze-cast statue of a female figure representing Bavaria's "secular patron saint", the Tellus (Mater) Bavarica. It is also called the goddess of the land of Bavaria. The statue was built at the foundry of J.B. Stiglmair from 1844 until 1850, mainly by Stiglmair's nephew Ferdinand Von Miller. Since the Bavaria is one of the biggest bronze sculptures in the world, it had to be built out of four big parts and several smaller ones.

Statue of Bavaria

The Statue of Bavaria is a bronze-cast statue of a female figure representing Bavaria's "secular patron…

She was the mother of Proserpine and according to some phases of the myth of Bachus.

Ceres

She was the mother of Proserpine and according to some phases of the myth of Bachus.

An illustration of a column with a craving of Hathor. In Egyptian mythology, Hathor (Pronounced Hah-Thor) (Egyptian for house of Horus) was originally a personification of the Milky Way, which was seen as the milk that flowed from the udders of a heavenly cow. Hathor was an ancient goddess, and was worshipped as a cow-deity from at least 2700 BC.

Hathor's Column

An illustration of a column with a craving of Hathor. In Egyptian mythology, Hathor (Pronounced Hah-Thor)…

The Greek goddess of agriculture.

Demeter

The Greek goddess of agriculture.

Roman goddess of nature, fertility and childbirth

Diana

Roman goddess of nature, fertility and childbirth

Diana was a goddess of the Romans. She was the daughter of Zeus and Leto, twin sister of Apollo, and the goddess of hunting and chastity.

Diana

Diana was a goddess of the Romans. She was the daughter of Zeus and Leto, twin sister of Apollo, and…

An image of Ash'Toreth, or Ash'Taroth, who was called Astarte by the greeks. She was commonly known to be related to Baal, and was considered a lucky goddess by many.

Emblem of Ash'Toreth

An image of Ash'Toreth, or Ash'Taroth, who was called Astarte by the greeks. She was commonly known…

"Once on a time, when the gods were contructing their abodes and had already finished Midgard and Valhalla, a certain artificer came and offered to build them a residence so fortified that they should be perfectly safe from the incursions of the Frost giants and the giants of the mountains. But he demanded for his reward the goddess Freya, together with the sun and the moon." —Bulfinch, 1897

Freya

"Once on a time, when the gods were contructing their abodes and had already finished Midgard and Valhalla,…

Freya searches for her husband Odur in her chariot drawn by two white cats. As she rode, she cried golden tears that spread all across the world.

Freya Searching for Odur

Freya searches for her husband Odur in her chariot drawn by two white cats. As she rode, she cried golden…

In Norse mythology, Frigga's son, Baldur the sun god, has a dream that he will die. Frigga travels the whole world asking all living and non-living things to do no harm to Baldur.

Frigga Asking a Tree

In Norse mythology, Frigga's son, Baldur the sun god, has a dream that he will die. Frigga travels the…

Egyptian God, Bes, known as the cheerful.

Egyptian God, Bes

Egyptian God, Bes, known as the cheerful.

Chnemu creator-god, married to Hekt, a frog goddess.

Egyptian God, Chnemu

Chnemu creator-god, married to Hekt, a frog goddess.

Hathor (Isis) the Egyptian cow goddess.

Egyptian God, Hathor

Hathor (Isis) the Egyptian cow goddess.

"Set" the Egyptian God of Darkness.

Egyptian God of Darkness

"Set" the Egyptian God of Darkness.

"Anubis" the Egyptian God of Darkness. Anubis has a distinct Jackal head.

Egyptian God of Darkness

"Anubis" the Egyptian God of Darkness. Anubis has a distinct Jackal head.

Thoth-lunus is the Egyptian God of letters and all learning.

Egyptian God, Thoth-lunus

Thoth-lunus is the Egyptian God of letters and all learning.

Typhon was he wife of Anubis, God of Darkness. Typhon is also known as the Terrible One.

Egyptian God, Typhon

Typhon was he wife of Anubis, God of Darkness. Typhon is also known as the Terrible One.

A representation of Kali, a Hindu goddess of death and destruction.

Kali, Hindu Goddess

A representation of Kali, a Hindu goddess of death and destruction.

An early figure of the Egyptian hippopotamus goddess.

Egyptian Hippopotamus Goddess

An early figure of the Egyptian hippopotamus goddess.

Hulda, the Norse goddess of spring sits on the throne in her cave. A shepherd finds this cave and as a reward, Hulda gives him anything in the cave. He chooses the blue flowers she holds in her hand.

Hulda and the Shepherd

Hulda, the Norse goddess of spring sits on the throne in her cave. A shepherd finds this cave and as…

Egyptian goddess of the Earth.

Isis

Egyptian goddess of the Earth.

The goddess of marriage, women, and good counsel.

Juno

The goddess of marriage, women, and good counsel.

A representation of Kristna, a Buddhist Goddess.

Kristna

A representation of Kristna, a Buddhist Goddess.

The Gate of the Lions is located in Mycenae, Greece. It was the entrance to the city. On top of the gate there are two lions carved in stone facing each other with a column in the middle, believed to have been a statue of god or goddess.

Gate of the Lions

The Gate of the Lions is located in Mycenae, Greece. It was the entrance to the city. On top of the…

Loki, the mischief maker, turns into a fly to steal Freya's golden necklace. As Freya, the goddess of beauty sleeps, Loki as a fly, bites her on the cheek to get a hold of her necklace.

Loki as a Fly on Freya's Cheek

Loki, the mischief maker, turns into a fly to steal Freya's golden necklace. As Freya, the goddess of…

A medal of Smyrna depicting Ceres,  the goddess of plenty.  The reverse side of the medal shows Jupiter seated, holding the emblem of Victory.

Medal of Smyrna

A medal of Smyrna depicting Ceres, the goddess of plenty. The reverse side of the medal shows Jupiter…

A statue of Minerva, with a serpent depicted at the goddesses' feet.

Minerva

A statue of Minerva, with a serpent depicted at the goddesses' feet.

"Minerva." —Bulfinch, 1897

Minerva

"Minerva." —Bulfinch, 1897

"The name of a Roman goddess, identified by the later Graecising Romans with the Greek Athene, whom she greatly resembled, though, like all old Latin divinities, there was nothing anthropomorphic in what was told concerning her." — Chambers, 1881

Minerva

"The name of a Roman goddess, identified by the later Graecising Romans with the Greek Athene, whom…

"Paestum, the Greek Poseidonia, was a colony of Sybaris. The malarial atmosphere of the place led to its desertion in the ninth century of our era. Hence the buildings there were not used as quarries for later structures. The so-called 'Temple of Neptune' at Paestum is one of the best preserved monuments of antiquity."—Webster, 1913

Temple of Neptune

"Paestum, the Greek Poseidonia, was a colony of Sybaris. The malarial atmosphere of the place led to…

Roman goddess of fruit trees.

Pomona

Roman goddess of fruit trees.

"Poseidon, Dionysus, and Goddess" — Gayley, 1893

Poseidon Dionysus

"Poseidon, Dionysus, and Goddess" — Gayley, 1893

Priestess of Apollo at Delphi.

Pythia

Priestess of Apollo at Delphi.

Column located in the Temple of Denderah, with masks of Hathor, an Egyptian sky goddess of love and joy, adorning the top.

Column from the Temple of Denderah, with Hathor Masks, Time of Cesar

Column located in the Temple of Denderah, with masks of Hathor, an Egyptian sky goddess of love and…

"Venus and Diana are generally represented with their hair dressed in the simple style of the young Greek girls, whose hair was parted in front, and conducted round to the back of the head so as to conceal the upper part of the ears. It was then tied in a plain knot at the nape of the neck, or, at other times, though less frequently, at the top of the head." — Anthon, 1891

Venus and Diana

"Venus and Diana are generally represented with their hair dressed in the simple style of the young…

"Represents Vesta seated on a throne, with the Palladium of Rome in her hand." — Anthon, 1891

Coin of Vesta

"Represents Vesta seated on a throne, with the Palladium of Rome in her hand." — Anthon, 1891