MOKOSH, Slavic Goddess, Protector of Mothers, large

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(catalogue number: SBH23)

Mokosh is celebrated as the Goddess of fertility, mother of Gods. Together with Svarog, she is responsible for the creation of the human race. She is the protector of women and household chores, she helps women in labor and protects their children. It was believed that Mokosh spins the thread of a man's destiny and makes decisions about his life and death. Divination are also connected to the cult of Mokosh and some authors believe that her other personality is Baba Yaga, the witch from Russian fairytales who lives in a cottage with chicken legs and helps young men and women with gifts of magical power. Women who practiced divination were called 'mokoshes'.

These figurines are the original work of Serbian sculptor Jovan Petronijevic, they are a part of a unique chess set inspired by Slavic mythology, you can have them separately, as a beautiful and original souvenir. Hand painted and patinated.

  • Material resin
  • Height 15 cm
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