A Dryad.

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Image: artuk.org / Glasgow museum.

Like the oreads, the dryads were a set of female deities from Greek myth – nymphs who inhabited oak trees, and who were traditionally shy and retiring, except when in the presence of their patron, the hunter-goddess Artemis.

LOCATION: GLASGOW MUSEUMS RESOURCE CENTRE.


 

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