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Pandora
Derog.
Greek Mythology

a.k.a. Anesidora. She is a deity and the first woman according to Greek mythology, born with a shameful mind and deceitful nature. Pandora means 'all giving' Zeus ordered her creation as a punishment for mankind, in retaliation for Prometheus' having stolen fire and then giving it to humans for their use. She is most famous for carrying a jar (pithos) (or box) containing all the world's evils. She releases these evils, but closes the lid before Hope can escape.