Archive for the ‘Ancient Gods and Deities’ Category

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The Figure of Poseidon (the Ancient Greek God of the Sea) Clutching His Trident Stands on Top of a Bronze Fountain in the Courtyard of the Salem Public Library on Essex Street in Salem MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on February 22, 2019)

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A Statue of Ganesha, the Hindu God With the Head of an Elephant, Spotted Outside the Floating Lotus Boutique on Bearskin Neck in Rockport, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on April 28, 2019)

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A Copper Plaque Depicting Lord Hanuman, the Hindu Monkey God, Found Hanging on the Wall at the Booklovers’ Gourmet in Webster, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on November 21, 2019)

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This Statue of Poseidon, the Ancient Greek God of the Sea (Depicted Without His Signature Trident), Can Be Found Just Off Pomfret Street in Putnam, CT  (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on January 24, 2015)


The Child-Like Figure of Cupid (the Ancient Roman God of Desire) Clutching a Lyre Stands Atop the Cast-Iron Drinking Fountain on the West Brookfield Town Common (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on July 11, 2017)

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A Copper Plaque Depicting Lord Hanuman, the Hindu Monkey God, Found Hanging on the Wall at the Booklovers’ Gourmet in Webster, MA

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A Cracked and Peeling Plaster Statue of Artemis, the Greek Goddess of the Hunt, Found on the Grounds of the Historic White Cliffs Estate (Originally the Summer Home of Gun Magnate Daniel Wesson of “Smith & Wesson” Fame) in Northborough, MA

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The Ancient Goat-Like Greek God Pan Sighted Playing His Signature Flute Amidst the Foliage of a Backyard Garden on Derby Street in Salem, MA

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A Pair of Polynesian Tikis Carved From Wooden Logs (One Wood Stained, and the Other Painted White) Seen Loitering on the Front Porch of a Cottage on Ocean Boulevard in Hampton, NH

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A Statue of Ganesha, the Hindu God With the Head of an Elephant, Spotted Outside the Floating Lotus Boutique on Bearskin Neck in Rockport, MA