No. 1 - HERA

Identifying traits:

seated next to her husband
peacock beside her

No. 2 - ZEUS

Identifying traits:

seated at head of group, as befits the leader
seated next to his wife, Hera
holding lightning in his hand
eagle behind him

No. 3 - POSEIDON

Identifying traits:

holding trident
horse behind him

No. 4 - ATHENA

Identifying traits:

wearing helmet; carrying shield
head of Medusa on her breastplate
owl on her shoulder

No. 5 - APOLLO

Identifying traits:

holding lyre
wreath of laurel leaves in his hair
seated next to his sister

No. 6 - ARTEMIS

Identifying traits:

holding bow
crescent moon in her hair
seated next to her brother

No. 7 - HESTIA

Identifying traits:

standing, ready to give her seat to the newest arrival on Mt. Olympus

No. 8 - HERMES

Identifying traits:

winged cap and sandals
caduceus (wand)

No. 9 - DIONYSUS

Identifying traits:

newly arrived on Mt. Olympus (last to join the pantheon)
leopard
grape leaves in his hair
carrying thrysus

No. 10 - DEMETER

Identifying traits:

holding her daughter Persephone
grain wreath in her hair
pigs behind her (allusion to Persephone story)

No. 11 - HEPHAESTUS

Identifying traits:

holding hands with his wife
holding hammer (for work at forge)
scrawny legs

No. 12 - APHRODITE

Identifying traits:

holding hands with her husband and her lover
doves behind her

No. 13 - ARES

Identifying traits:

holding hands with his lover
wearing war bonnet

No. 14 - HADES

Identifying traits:

represented by 3 Fates (spinning, measuring, cutting the thread of life)


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