Condition: New, Handmade in Greece First Plate: Plate Diameter: 8 cm - 3,1 inches Weight with the Base: 60 g Second Plate: Plate Diameter: 8 cm - 3,1 inches Weight with the Base: 60 g Third Plate: Plate Diameter: 8 cm - 3,1 inches Weight with the Base: 60 g Material: clay, paint, ceramic, terracotta
In ancient Greek religion and mythology, the Muses are the inspirational goddesses of literature, science, and the arts. They were considered the source of the knowledge embodied in the poetry, lyric songs, and myths that were related orally for centuries in ancient Greek culture. Aphrodite is an ancient Greek goddess associated with love, beauty, pleasure, passion and procreation. She was syncretized with the Roman goddess Venus. Aphrodite's major symbols include myrtles, roses, doves, sparrows, and swans. Maenad, female follower of the Greek god of wine, Dionysus. The word maenad comes from the Greek maenades, meaning “mad” or “demented.” During the orgiastic rites of Dionysus, maenads roamed the mountains and forests performing frenzied, ecstatic dances and were believed to be possessed by the god.