She is the Yoruban Goddess of love, beauty, art and creativity. She is a symbol of sensual delights and self-adornment. She will bless those who honor her with artistic gifts. “Is your name Yemaya, Oh hell no, it’s got to be Oshun.” – Love Jones/ Brother to the Night.
(a.k.a. Amazon) A regal warrior. The duty was to protect their Kingdom by guarding the borders of Scythia (modern day Ukraine) with their bows and arrows.
Pictured: Amazon preparing for a battle (Queen Antiop or Armed Venus), by Pierre-Eugène-Emile Hébert 1860 (National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.).