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Deities and Gods

Apollo of Veii, The Etruscans

Apollo of Veii

550 BCE-520 BCE
Apollo Seated With Lyre, Ancient Greece

Apollo Seated With Lyre

200 CE
Athena, Ancient Greece


100 BCE
Baal Stele, Mesopotamia

Baal Stele

c. 1450
Bacchus and Ariadne, Titian

Bacchus and Ariadne

Titian, 1522-1523
Bacchus and Ariadne, Angelica Kauffmann

Bacchus and Ariadne

Angelica Kauffmann, 1794
Bust of Five-Headed Shiva, Khmer Art

Bust of Five-Headed Shiva

950 CE
Chalchiuhtlicue Monolith, Teotihuacan Culture

Chalchiuhtlicue Monolith

1 CE-650 CE
Coyolxauhqui Stone, The Aztecs

Coyolxauhqui Stone

Disk of Mictlantecuhtli, Teotihuacan Culture

Disk of Mictlantecuhtli

1 CE-600 CE
Falcon of Horus, Ancient Egypt

Falcon of Horus

663 BCE
Head of Brahma, Khmer Art

Head of Brahma

900 CE-925 CE
Head of Coyolxauhqui, The Aztecs

Head of Coyolxauhqui

Head of Shiva, Khmer Art

Head of Shiva

900 CE-925 CE
Head of Vishnu, Khmer Art

Head of Vishnu

900 CE-925 CE
Isis Nursing Horus, Ancient Egypt

Isis Nursing Horus

663 BCE
Master-of-Animals Standard, Iron Age

Master-of-Animals Standard

800 BCE
Nkisi, called 'Chingunge N', Kingdom of Kongo

Nkisi, called 'Chingunge N'

The Coatlicue Statue, The Aztecs

The Coatlicue Statue

The Triumph of Bacchus, Diego Velázquez

The Triumph of Bacchus

Diego Velázquez, 1628-1629
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