... as in, who they are is a mystery. We like to think we know them when we see them but that doesn't mean we can necessarily name them. This page is dedicated to goddesses who are not readily identifiable by name or who exhibit mixed or undetermined symbols and are therefore difficult to peg. Wingless Victorias and bowless Dianas, for example could end up here. Any Goddess whose identity elicits a strong response will be moved to Her corresponding page.
Hera Comes to mind, albeit a very modern one. Her two adult children on either side present symbols of a modern era.
Below on the left a possible Athena guards the entrance. On the right, one of the heads that adorns the outside of the building.
Circa 1921 Photo: XT
Are these two priestesses of Demeter? Located in the heart of downtown Oakland as part of the original facade of the (renamed) Lionel J. Wilson building, they have watched many a riot from their perch high above the street.
Artist: Llewelyn B. Dutton (presumed)
1908 Photos: XT