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Potnia Theron

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witchywonderworks: “ Catal Huyuk, Seated Mother Goddess Catal Huyuk (Catal Hoyuk, Catalhuyuk) was an ancient Neolithic agricultural city in the Anatolia region of Turkey. It is the oldest settlement ever uncovered, dating from She had. Ancient Aliens, Ancient History, Art History, Ancient Goddesses, Gods And Goddesses, Potnia Theron, Goddess Art, Earth Goddess, Art Sculpture

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Goddess Holding Animals, Italic 500 - 400 B. Ancient Aliens, Ancient Rome, Ancient History, Art History, European History, Ancient Greece, American History, Ancient Goddesses, Gods And Goddesses

Goddess Holding Animals Italic 500-400 BCE Amber

Photographed at the Getty Villa in Malibu, California.

Potnia Theron (Mistress of Animals) / Minoan goddess, Museo della Civitella, Chieti, Italy Ancient Aliens, Ancient History, Art History, European History, American History, Creta, Ancient Goddesses, Gods And Goddesses, Egyptian Mythology

Potnia Theron (Mistress of animals)

Chieti, Museo della Civitella, antefix from the façade of Temple B, Civitella di Teate, ceramic.

Potnia Theron (Mistress of Animals) / Minoan goddess, Museo della Civitella, Chieti, Italy Ancient Aliens, Ancient History, Art History, European History, American History, Creta, Ancient Goddesses, Gods And Goddesses, Egyptian Mythology

Potnia Theron (Mistress of animals)

Chieti, Museo della Civitella, antefix from the façade of Temple B, Civitella di Teate, ceramic.

Iran Politics Club: Persian Mythology, Gods & Goddesses, Ancient Iranian Gods 2 - Ahreeman X Ancient Goddesses, Gods And Goddesses, Ancient Art, Ancient History, Ancient Persian, Potnia Theron, Iran, Statues, Mother Goddess

Anahita; The Deity of Water, Fertility, Healing and Wisdom

Anahita is the name of a popular Zoroastrian yazata and an ancient Iranian cosmological figure venerated as the female guardian angel of waters (Aban), associated with fertility, healing and wisdom. Her name is (Avestan) Ard?wi Sura Anahita, (Old-Persian) Anahita, (Middle-Persian) Ardwisur Anahid (New-Persian) Nahid. In Armenia she is called Anahit and Greeco-Roman historians refer to her either as Anaitis or identified her with one of the divinities from their own pantheons.

Bastet was the cat-goddess of Bubastis in the Eastern Delta. She was probably worshipped originally as a wild cat (Felis vercata maniculata), but her later manifestations were as the domestic cat that was introduced into Egypt around 2100 BC. Cats In Ancient Egypt, Ancient Egyptian Artifacts, Ancient History, Art History, Potnia Theron, Bastet, Statues, Egyptian Cats, Gods And Goddesses

History - Ancient History in depth: Ancient Egyptian Gods Gallery

Barbara Waterson explores a pantheon of gods, demons, genies, and animals.

Greek goddess Artemis The Greek god Apollo had a twin sister named Artemis, who was also the daughter of Zeus and the nymph Leto. Artemis’s brother Apollo Her father Zeus More Greek […] Ancient Greece For Kids, Ancient Greek, Greek And Roman Mythology, Greek Gods, Potnia Theron, History Tattoos, Greek Pottery, Creta, Mother Goddess

Artemis Mistress of the Animals

Potnia Theron (Ἡ Πότνια Θηρῶν, "Mistress of the Animals") is a term first used (once) by Homer (Iliad 21. 470) and often used to describe female divinities associated with animals.[1] The word Potnia, meaning mistress or lady, was a Mycenaean word inherited by Classical Greek, with the same meaning, cognate to Sanskrit patnī. Homer's mention of potnia theron is thought to refer to Artemis .

Decorated Tube Iran, Luristan, Lursitan bronzes, circa B. Sculpture Bronze, cast 4 x 3 in. Ancient History, Art History, Potnia Theron, Middle East Culture, Arte Tribal, Ancient Persian, Ancient Mesopotamia, Celtic Symbols, American Indian Art

Luristan Bronzes at the LACMA

Perusing the online exhibits of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, I was awed by their amazing collection of Luristan bronzes. These objects were made during the early Iron Age, ca. 1250 to 700 BCE, in the Luristan district of west-central Iran. In the 1920s and 1930s several enormous cemeteries in this region were looted, and these fascinating objects flooded onto the world antiquities market. This explains how they ended up in the LACMA; as I said before about their collection of…

Gold and enamel pendant with Mistress of Animals Period:Archaic century B. Culture:Greek Medium:Gold x x in. x x cm)Greek gold pendant with repousse decoration showing a Potnia Theron; Ancient Jewelry, Antique Jewelry, Vintage Jewelry, Viking Jewelry, Handmade Jewelry, Greek Jewelry, Gold Jewelry, Potnia Theron, Greek Art

Gold and enamel pendant with Mistress of Animals. Period: Archaic. Date: 7th century B.C. Culture: Greek.

Madame de Pompadour (Archaic Laconian representation of the. Ancient Romans, Ancient Art, Ancient History, Ancient Goddesses, Gods And Goddesses, Potnia Theron, Ancient Greek Sculpture, Mother Goddess, Sacred Feminine

Bone fibula catch-plate, 660 BCE, of the goddess Orthia, a local Peloponnesian goddess whose worship pre-dated the Olympians. Possibly connected to the religion of the Minoans, she was later combined with the Olympian, Artemis, and the rituals surrounding her worship became fodder for Roman tourists during the Flavian period.

Syria/Hittite - Hurrian/Cyro-Minoan Phoenician- the goddess of the grain Demeter? and was believed to have given the gift of agriculture to us. She dances here bare-breasted, holding two sheaves of grain and with her animals on either side. Museum Paris, Louvre Museum, Ancient Goddesses, Gods And Goddesses, Ancient Mesopotamia, Ancient Civilizations, Ancient History, Art History, Ancient Aliens

Mycenaean Frescos

Syrian goddess surrounded by rampant goats in ivory Notice similarities with next pin of Mycenaen origin.

Horse frontlet carved in relief with a female figure flanked by lions Period:Neo-Assyrian Date:ca. Geography:Mesopotamia, Nimrud (ancient Kalhu) Culture:Assyrian Medium:Ivory x in. Mesopotamia Art, Ancient Mesopotamia, Ancient Civilizations, Ancient Aliens, Ancient History, Potnia Theron, Cradle Of Civilization, Ancient Near East, Egypt

OMG that Artifact!

Horse Frontlet Neo-Assyrian, 9th-8th century BC The Metropolitan Museum of Art