Ganymede & Eagle
A marble statue of Ganymede, the Trojan prince from Greek mythology who was abducted from Mt. Ida by Zeus to become...
Gods, Superstition, and Magic
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An Archaic marble statue of a Gorgon, the fearsome monster from Greek mythology of whom Medusa was the most famous...
Gorgon, Temple of Artemis, Corcyra
A detail of the west pediment of the Temple of Artemis (c. 580 BCE), Corcyra. The central figure is the Gorgon Medusa...
The Graces (also Charites, sing. Charis) were goddesses from Greek mythology who personified charm, grace, and beauty...
A sphinx in pentelic marble, from a funerary stele, c. 570 BCE. (National Archaeological Museum, Athens)
A silver coin from Abdera, Greece depicting a griffin. This creature from Greek mythology was a mix of a lion and eagle. (Numismatics...
Hades was both the name of the ancient Greek god of the underworld (Roman name: Pluto) and the name of the shadowy place...
Head of Polyphemus
Head of Polyphemus (one of the one-eyed Cyclopes). It dates from the 4th century CE and comes from the amphitheatre...
A detail of a 3rd century CE Roman statue of Hecate (or Hekate), goddess of the Moon. As here, she is often depicted having...