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Seated sphinx -  Greek civilization -  Archaic period (530-510 B.C.) ~ In Greek tradition, the sphinx has haunches of a lion, wings of a great bird, and the face of a woman. Those who cannot answer her riddle suffer death by being kill and eaten by the ravenous monster.[1] [paraphrase] @Jess Liu zheng.wikipedia.org

Seated sphinx, Greek civilization, Asia Minor, ca. I think would look pretty damn cool as a tatt

Artus Scheiner - This picture shows Oedipus and the sphinx. The sphinx is going to tell Oedipus the oracle and hope that he can solve it.

venusmilk: Artuš Scheiner’s illustrations for fairy tales by František RuthPublished by Šolc Šimáček Inc. in Prague, third edition 1920

Hephaestus; Greek God of The Forge and of Fire. Son to Hera, Brother to Ares. Accounts vary how he became lame: Hera, upset by having an ugly child, flung him from Mount Olympus into the sea, breaking his legs, or Hera's side in an arguement with Zeus and Zeus flung him off Mount Olympus.

HEPHAESTUS - Olympian god of fire, metalworking, stonemasonry and the art of sculpture; the son of Zeus and Hera

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Chimera: in Greek mythology, the Chimera is a hybrid creature composed of the parts of several animals. The front of the creature is a lion, the back a snake and the middle is a goat. It is strong,.


The Sphinx, symbol of the virgin Virgo and Leo the Lion, the beginning and end…