Freyja—the goddess of love, beauty, and fertility in Norse mythology—is depicted as riding a chariot drawn by cats.

Freyja—the goddess of love, beauty, and fertility in Norse mythology—is depicted as riding a chariot drawn by cats.

ARTEMIS - Attic Red Figure (White Ground) Lekythos attributed to the Pan Painter  Date: ca 500 - 459 BC  Period: Late Archaic / Early Classical    -Artemis feeds a long-necked bird (either a swan or heron) from her hand. The goddess is depicted with a spotted animal skin draped over her shoulders, a decorated quiver, and a spiked crown. In her hand she holds a kylix (cup).

ARTEMIS - Attic Red Figure (White Ground) Lekythos attributed to the Pan Painter Date: ca 500 - 459 BC Period: Late Archaic / Early Classical -Artemis feeds a long-necked bird (either a swan or heron) from her hand. The goddess is depicted with a spotted animal skin draped over her shoulders, a decorated quiver, and a spiked crown. In her hand she holds a kylix (cup).

Attic red-figure bell-crater, detail showing a potter painting a bell-crater, c.430-425 BC (ceramic) Komaris Painter, (fl.c.450-420 BC) / Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford, UK / The Bridgeman Art Library

Attic red-figure bell-crater, detail showing a potter painting a bell-crater, c.430-425 BC (ceramic) Komaris Painter, (fl.c.450-420 BC) / Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford, UK / The Bridgeman Art Library

A goddess, probably Hera, with sceptre and phiale at the altar; inscription “kalos elaion”. From an Attic white-ground lekythos, ca. 470 BC.

A goddess, probably Hera, with sceptre and phiale at the altar; inscription “kalos elaion”. From an Attic white-ground lekythos, ca. 470 BC.

Nike, Greek Goddess of Victory & Nike Words in English like Nicene Creed at Bill Casselman's Words of the World at www.bllcasselman.com

Nike, Greek Goddess of Victory & Nike Words in English like Nicene Creed at Bill Casselman's Words of the World at www.bllcasselman.com

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