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DEVIL In Mesopotamian mythology Mamitu was the (sometimes) goat-headed Goddess of Destiny, who decreed the fate of the new-borns. She was also worshipped as Goddess of the Oath, later a Goddess of Fate and a Judge in the Underworld. Dark Fantasy, Fantasy Photography, Dramatic Photography, Forest Photography, High Fashion Photography, Glamour Photography, Lifestyle Photography, Editorial Photography, Gods And Goddesses

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The Greek Myth of Pandora: According to Greek mythology, Pandora was the first woman created by Hephaestus on the request of Zeus. She received special gifts from many Greek gods and goddesses, like beauty, intelligence, etc. Greek Gods And Goddesses, Greek And Roman Mythology, Mythological Creatures, Mythical Creatures, Pandora Greek, Pandora Goddess, Lawrence Alma Tadema, Legends And Myths, John William Waterhouse

According to Greek mythology, Pandora was the first woman, created by Hephaestus on the request of God Zeus. She received special gifts from many Greek gods and goddesses, like beauty, intelligence, etc.

A Phooka is a dangerous and often violent shapeshifting trickster from Celtic myth, known for their ability to change into great, fearsome black animals to scare humans. Some Phookas take a liking to humans and just play harmless pranks, other Phookas are What Is Paganism, Art Sombre, Celtic Mythology, Vampire Mythology, Mythological Creatures, Irish Mythology Creatures, Black Animals, Magical Creatures, Irish Mythical Creatures

A Phooka is a very dangerous and often violent shapeshifting trickster from Celtic myth, known for their ability to change into great fearsome black animals so that they can scare humans. Some Phookas take a liking to humans and just play harmless pranks (like Harvey the rabbit of Jimmy Stewart movie fame) other Phookas are blood-thirsty vampire-like creatures which lure humans to their doom.

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Sunna - - the Norse Goddess of the Sun. Norse mythology, the Sun is female while the Moon is male.

Naga - an ancient race of semi divine serpent creatures beings first depicted in ancient Vedic Hindu mythology and oral folklore from at least 5000 B. They are extremely gifted shape-shifter, able to assume any shape they desire. Colourised by Pearse. Character Inspiration, Character Art, Character Design, Monster Girl, Magical Creatures, Fantasy Creatures, World Mythology, Myths & Monsters, Daughter Of Smoke And Bone

Monster Girl Challenge: Naga by TravJames on DeviantArt

Nagas have roots in Hindu and Buddhist mythology, but a Native American inspired Naga just seemed like a fun idea. She’s referenced more from southweste... Monster Girl Challenge: Naga

The Irish legend of the Children of Lir. Also, in the legend The Wooing of Etain, the king of the Sidhe transforms himself and the most beautiful woman in Ireland, Etain, into swans to escape from the king of Ireland. Mythological Creatures, Mythical Creatures, Irish Mythology, Legends And Myths, Supernatural Beings, Celtic Art, Gods And Goddesses, Fantasy Art, Fairy Tales

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White deer hold a place in the mythology of many cultures. Celtic people considered them to be messengers from the other world, and other pre-Indo-European cultures, especially in the north. The Celts believed that the white stag would appear when one was Fantasy Magic, Fantasy World, Celtic Fantasy Art, Drawn Art, Celtic Mythology, Roman Mythology, Greek Mythology, Fantasy Kunst, Mythological Creatures

The white deer. In Norwegian folklore, it is believed that if you catch him, he will grant you one wish.

villain (In Welsh mythology and folklore, Cŵn Annwn were the spectral hounds of Annwn, the otherworld of Welsh myth. They were associated with a form of the Wild Hunt, presided over by Arawn, king of Annwn. They are often depicted as white with red ears. World Mythology, Celtic Mythology, Magical Creatures, Fantasy Creatures, Legends And Myths, Cryptozoology, Celtic Art, Mythological Creatures, Religion

THE FAIRY HOUND AND THE POOKA - A CRYPTO-FOLKTALE FOR CHRISTMAS

ShukerNature explores cryptozoology & animal mythology - bigfoot, chupacabras, yeti, vampires, sea monsters, Nessie, sasquatch, dragons, mystery cats.

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In Greek religion and mythology, Pan (Ancient Greek: Πᾶν, Pān) is the god of the wild, shepherds and flocks, nature, of mountain wilds, hunting and rustic music, and companion of the nymphs.

How to paint Monsters (Examples) posted by andrikossavvas. The Beasts of Dr Frankenstein (Combining animals). The Black Ozark Howler Beast is a legendary creature that is purported to live in remote areas in Arkansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, and Texas. Weird Creatures, Mythical Creatures, Myths & Monsters, Dragons, Legends And Myths, Legendary Creature, Fantasy Monster, Urban Legends, Mythological Creatures

The Ozark Howler, also known as the Ozark Black Howler, is a legendary creature that is purported to live in remote areas in Arkansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, and Texas. The Ozark Howler is typically described as being bear sized, with thick body, stocky legs, black shaggy hair, and as having prominent horns. Its cry is often described as being a combination of a wolf's howl and an elk's bugle.

According to an ancient Mayan legend, when mankind is at the brink of destroying himself and his planet, 13 crystal skulls will come together with the purpose of giving humanity an ancient message that will prevent him from totally annihilating himself. Unexplained Mysteries, Ancient Mysteries, Ancient Artifacts, Ancient Aliens, Ancient History, Mysteries Of The World, Mystery Of History, Inca, Crystal Skull

“PANCHO” THE ANCIENT CRYSTAL SKULL EVENT

According to an ancient Mayan legend, when mankind is at the brink of destroying himself and his planet, thirteen crystal skulls will come together with the purpose of giving humanity an ancient message that will prevent him from totally annihilating himself and his world. It is no coincidence then that another ancient crystal skull has recently surfaced. This skull is from Mexico and is considered to be at least 2,500 years old.

The Wendigo is a cannibalistic beast from Native American folklore and legend. The word “Wendigo” (pronounced wehn-dee-go) comes from the Native American Algonquian language, meaning “evil spirit that devours mankind.”another painting on the we wendigo Mythological Creatures, Fantasy Creatures, Mythical Creatures, Native American Mythology, Supernatural Beings, Legends And Myths, Demon Hunter, Gods And Goddesses, Supernatural

The Wendigo is a cannibalistic beast from Native American folklore and legend. The word “Wendigo” (pronounced wehn-dee-go) comes from the Native American Algonquian language, meaning “evil spirit that devours mankind.”

So much more effective when three combine their efforts ~ In Hurrian mythology, the Hutena are Goddesses of Fate. They are similar to the Norns of Norse mythology or the Moirai of ancient Greece. They are called the Gul Ses in Hittite mythology. Tribal Fusion, World Mythology, Triple Goddess, Tribal Belly Dance, Sacred Feminine, Dance Photos, Belly Dancers, Gods And Goddesses, Just Dance

In Hurrian mythology, the Hutena are Goddesses of Fate. They are similar to the Norns of Norse mythology or the Moirai of ancient Greece. They are called the Gul Ses in Hittite mythology.

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