Legacies of the Priestess:
a visual presentation by Max Dashu

priestess dancing with outstretch arms, to ball of fire

Women’s spiritual leadership in cultural heritages around the world: invokers, ecstatic dancers, snake women, drummers, libators. A rich collection of images from the ancient art in Iran, Iraq, Egypt, Crete, Greece, Anatolia, Cyprus, Tibet, China, Japan, Mexico, Ecuador, Peru, Dahomey, Nigeria, Russia, Norway, Malawi, and Eritrea. And photos from some of the living priestess traditions.

Macedonian priestess from Lisichin Dol

9th century priestess from Lisichin Dol, Macedonia

More on priestesses

See also Woman Shaman: the Ancients

and Female Shamans: the Living Traditions

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