Patrice Aiguaviva

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Tutankhamen, Gilded Pen Holder - ivory, carnelian, obsidian, wood, glass: 12.6" - Dyn 18, Cairo Mus.

Tutankhamen, Gilded Pen Holder - ivory, carnelian, obsidian, wood, glass: 12.6" - Dyn 18, Cairo Mus.

Hekate | photo by Tolga Cakmak

Hekate is a Goddess that has been shrouded in mystery and debate since her arrival on the Greek religious scene in approximately 700 bce.

Hekate_ is a Greek goddess, most often shown holding two torches or a key & in later periods depicted in triple form, associated with crossroads, entrance-ways, dogs, light, the moon, magic, witchcraft, knowledge of herbs & poisonous plants, necromancy, & sorcery. In post-Christian writings regarded with rulership over earth, sea & sky, & universal role as Mother of Angels, worshiped in Athenian households as protective goddess who bestowed prosperity & daily blessings on the family.

Hecate, Greek goddess of the three paths, guardian of the household, protector of everything newly born -- once a widely revered and influential goddess, the reputation of Hecate has been tarnished over the centuries.

Hekate | templeofapollon

Hekate ink drawing This was actually the first of my recent inked work, but I had forgotten to post it until I was reminded. Hekate at the portal with her dog (possibly Hecuba).

Iris (Greek: Ἶρις) is the goddess of the rainbow, the messenger of the Olympian gods. She is often represented as the handmaiden and personal messenger of Hera. She is also known as one of the goddesses of the sea and the sky. Iris links the gods to humanity. She travels with the speed of wind from one end of the world to the other, and into the depths of the sea and the underworld.

In Hellenic Polytheism Iris (Greek: Ἶρις) is the goddess of the rainbow, the messenger of the Olympian gods. She is often represented as the handmaiden.