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    Of all the great bird goddesses in world mythology, the Morrigan is surely one of the birdiest.

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    Our costume for the Morrigan. The gown is just a bedsheet pinned around the body in the style of ancient Celtic bog dresses.

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    Hypatia in the movie Agora

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    Brighid is the Irish goddess of fire, fertility, and the spring. You can use a bedsheet to make an ancient style Celtic dress, which was very similar to the ancient Greek chiton.

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    Artemis, the Greek goddess of the wilderness, the moon, virginity, and childbirth. With her little deer too!

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    How to make an Ionic chiton. Useful for lots of ancient costumes!

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    Vestal Virgin costume.

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    How to make an early Mesopotamian tunic from a bedsheet (or similar sized rectangle of cloth).

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    Tin Hinan (4th century), legendary queen and founding matriarch of the Tuareg people.

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    Zenobia (240–274?), Syrian queen of Palmyra who conquered Egypt and fought the Romans.

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    Themistoclea (6th century BCE), philosopher and priestess at Delphi who taught Pythagoras.

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    Sappho (ca. 620-570 BCE), the world's first great love poet.

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    Early vintage newspaper illustration of Puabi (ca. 2600 BCE), queen in ancient Sumer around the time of the first dynasty of Ur.

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    Puabi (ca. 2600 BCE), queen in ancient Sumer, around the time of the first dynasty of Ur.

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    Persephone, Greek goddess of the Underworld, daughter of Demeter.

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    Persephone, Greek goddess of the Underworld, daughter of Demeter.

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    Kaunakes.

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    Enheduanna (ca. 2300 BCE), Sumerian-Akkadian poet and the first known author in the history of human civilization.

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    Demeter, Greek goddess of agriculture and the bountiful earth, mother of Persephone.

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    Demeter, Greek goddess of agriculture and the bountiful earth, mother of Persephone.

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    Boudicca (first century; died around 61 CE), British queen who fought a war of resistance against the Romans.

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    How to make a chiton from a bedsheet.

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    Athena, the Greek goddess of wisdom and civilization.

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