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HUM 131 - Mythology: World Mythology

A general purpose research guide to resources related to Mythology

World Mythology

Nine Dragon Wall, Beihai Park,  Beijing, China, by Gisling. Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported

Mythologies of Asia & Africa

Irethorru, keeper of the temple of Amon, giving presents to Osiris, Isis and the four sons of Horus

Irethorru, keeper of the temple of Amon, giving presents to Osiris, Isis and the four sons of Horus 
Artist Unknown, Musée du Louvre 

Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 France (CC BY-SA 2.0 FR)

Norse & Celtic Mythology

An illustration of the god Thor and the jötunn Hymir on the sea, where Thor gets Jörmungandr on the hook; from an Icelandic 18th century manuscript.

An illustration of the god Thor and the jötunn Hymir on the sea, where Thor gets Jörmungandr on the hook
from an Icelandic 18th century manuscript

Ólafur Brynjúlfsson NKS 1867 4to, 93v. File:NKS 1867 4to, 93v, Thor and Jörmungandr.jpg

Public Domain

Mythologies of the Americas

Jadeite Face Pendant by Anonymous (Mayan)

Jadeite Face Pendant (Mayan)
Artitst Unkown, AD 650-850 (Late Classic)
Walters Art Museum
Public Domain