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Persephone

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Persephone is the daughter of Zeus and the harvest goddess Demeter, and queen of the underworld. Aso called Kore is

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Demeter standing with Persephone sitting on her left, and wearing a chiton and himation -at the Sotheby's coll, London Daughter Of Zeus, Greek And Roman Mythology, Mother Goddess, Small Sculptures, Divine Feminine, Ancient Art, Archaeology, Sculpture Art, Statue

Demeter standing with Persephone sitting on her left, and wearing a chiton and himation -at the Sotheby's coll, London

Taurobolium Altar, AD, with relief depicting the Goddess Cybele enthroned with Demeter flanked by Persephone and Iacchus - Probably from Chalandri - at the Museum of Athens Mycenaean, Minoan, Ancient Art, Ancient History, Ancient Greek, Artemis, Daughter Of Zeus, Roman Gods, Greek Gods And Goddesses

Cybele enthroned with Demeter flanked by Persephone and Iacchus - from Taurobolium Altar, 360-370 AD

Votive Bah Relief Demeter with her daughter Kore (aka Persephone) and Hekate Found at the Temple of Selinunte Sicily, Italy Ancient Art, Ancient History, Maiden Mother Crone, Magna Graecia, Greek Pantheon, Triple Goddess, Ancient Mysteries, Greek Gods, Divine Feminine

Votive statue with Demeter, Kore and Hekate - found Temple of Selinunte, Sicily, circa 580-570 BC

Votive relief depicting Triptolemus enthroned ready to embark on the mission* set to him by Demeter- the figure before him. The woman holding the torches is Persephone. Behind Demeter are depicted the adorants. (early century B. Medieval, Athens Acropolis, Epic Of Gilgamesh, Daughter Of Zeus, Greek And Roman Mythology, The Empress, God Of War, Persephone, Torches

Votive relief depicting Triptolemus enthroned by Demeter, behind is Persephone holding the torches - circa 4th c. BCE - at the Museum of Eleusis

Taurobolium Altar, AD, with relief depicting the Goddess Cybele enthroned with Demeter flanked by Persephone and Iacchus - Probably from Chalandri - at the Museum of Athens Mycenaean, Minoan, Ancient Art, Ancient History, Ancient Greek, Artemis, Daughter Of Zeus, Roman Gods, Greek Gods And Goddesses

Taurobolium Altar, 360-370 AD, with relief depicting the Goddess Cybele enthroned with Demeter flanked by Persephone and Iacchus - Probably from Chalandri - at the Museum of Athens

"The Rape of Proserpina"- Pluto and Persephone, Baroque marble by Italian artist Gian Lorenzo Bernini, 1622 Gian Lorenzo Bernini, Greek And Roman Mythology, Hades And Persephone, Roman Art, Italian Artist, Objet D'art, Gods And Goddesses, Art History, Fine Art

"The Rape of Proserpina"- Pluto and Persephone, Baroque marble by Italian artist Gian Lorenzo Bernini, 1622

"The Rape of Proserpina" detail, Baroque marble sculptural group by Italian artist Gian Lorenzo Bernini, circa Bernini Sculpture, Stone Sculpture, Modern Sculpture, Sculpture Art, Gian Lorenzo Bernini, Italian Sculptors, Baroque Art, Italian Artist, Persephone

"The Rape of Proserpina" detail, Baroque marble sculptural group by Italian artist Gian Lorenzo Bernini, circa 1650's

Rape of Persephone - detail- sculpture by Lorenzo Bernini, Borghese Museum in Rome Bernini Sculpture, Sculpture Art, Persephone, Gian Lorenzo Bernini, Daughter Of Zeus, Muse Art, Italian Artist, Photo Projects, Western Art

"The Rape of Proserpina" detail, Baroque marble sculptural group by Italian artist Gian Lorenzo Bernini, circa 1650's

-- Roman Fresco -- Maenad & Satyr -- Circa CE -- Excavated from the 'House Naviglio' at Pompeii Ancient Pompeii, Pompeii And Herculaneum, Ancient Art, Ancient History, Pompeii Italy, Rome Painting, Mural Painting, Roman History, Art History

"The Rape of Proserpina" - Wall painting from ancient city of Pompeii, Roman imperial period

Limestone metope assumed to be Demeter and Persephone - from circa 300 BCE, found in Taranto, Italy Roman Sculpture, Lion Sculpture, Archaic Greece, Hellenistic Period, Daughter Of Zeus, Classical Period, Old Cemeteries, Mother Goddess, Terracota

Limestone metope assumed to be Demeter and Persephone - found in Taranto, Italy; circa 3rd c. BCE

Persephone (aka Kore) was the Greek goddess of vegetation, especially grain, and the wife of Hades, with whom she rules the Underworld. Ancient Rome, Ancient Greece, Ancient Art, Ancient History, Greek Gods And Goddesses, Greek Mythology, Classical Mythology, Greek Pantheon, Roman Gods

"The Eleusinian trio" Persephone, Triptolemus and Demeter on a marble bas-relief - from ancient Eleusis, circa 450-4o0 BCE - at the Museum of Athens

Lady of Auxerre this early Archaic ("Daedalic") image from Crete may represent a version of the Minoan goddess that Karl Kerenyi identified with Kore or Persephone. The statue postdates the end of Minoan culture by 700 years. Minoan Art, Bronze Age Civilization, Estilo Tribal, Auxerre, Daughter Of Zeus, Ancient Goddesses, Mycenaean, Art Ancien, Mother Goddess

Minoan Goddess who may be identified with Kore, known as "the Lady of Auxerre" - from Archaic period, circa 700-650 BCE, found Crete - at the Louvre Museum