Head of Demeter or Kore Greek, made in Sicily, 350-300 BC Terracotta Inventory # 76.AD.34 The worship of Demeter (goddess of agriculture) and her daughter, Kore, was popular in Sicily. The island was famous in antiquity for its fertile fields, which supplied grain to the rest of the Greek world. This head, broken from a bust or a full-length statue, would have been left as an offering in one of Demeter's many sanctuaries and temples.
Baubo is a Greek Goddess. When Demeter was searching for Persephone ( her daughter ), she got really really pissed and made the world go into it's first winter , which scared everyone. But Baubo, when she saw Demeter's sadness, lifted the Goddess's mood by holding up her dress and flashing her. It made Demeter laugh out loud and so winter began to turn to spring. Baubo became one of Demeter's retinue.
Pompeii. Isis Statue | Temple of Isis. Isis (Ancient Greek: Ἶσις, original Egyptian pronunciation more likely "Aset" or "Iset") is a goddess in Ancient Egyptian religious beliefs, whose worship spread throughout the Greco-Roman world. She was worshipped as the ideal mother and wife as well as the patroness of nature and magic.
Persephone is the Greek goddess of flowers and was so lighthearted, people called her the maiden of spring. But one day while she was picking flowers, Hades captured her and took her to the Underworld. Demeter made a deal with Hades so that Persephone could live in between the Underworld and above.