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Mythology From Various Origins
This ancient Egyptian statue is said to hold the souls of past spiritual beings. What lead me to this image was the pose the statue was in, it gave me the impression that it has a deep meaning.
This stone carving is to worship the Persian god MithraS. In the image you can see him slaying a bull,which I believe was to signify his power. In Mithraism the objective is to attain immortality.
In this painting you see a fisherman trying to catch a giant fish but struggling. This story within the painting revolves around the concept of never giving up. This myth is part of Persian culture.
The story of David & Goliath is from the bible of course, however in many cultures it was used to depict the victory of good vs evil. The image is captured from a heroic perspective.
This painting captures Mars the god of war finding love thru Cupid. He gazes over the battlefield as his love overpowers his urge to fight. This image gives love a deep perspective.
This sculpture captures two followers of Bacchus enjoying each others company and dancing. Bacchus is considered the Roman god of Wine. In this religion dancing will transcend one to a higher level.
In this painting you can find Canola playing the harp which she invented. It is said one day she wanted to emulate the sound of wind flowing through the carcass of a whale on the beach.
This vase was created as a response for a battle between two great artists. Both stories depicted offer tales of journeys and adventures by Ali Baba.
Sheba has been a part of various religions and cultures. It is said Sheba was King Solomon's mate, who then returned to her mainland of Ethiopia after becoming pregnant with his child.
In this image you will find the infant Bacchus being delivered to nymphs so they could keep him safe from Juno. Juno is Jupiter's wife, however Jupiter had a baby with a mistress, which is Bacchus.
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