Gods and goddesses

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Age 7–11

Who did the ancient Greeks worship and why? Ancient Greek gods and goddesses were associated with different symbols, animals and objects. These often relate to what aspect of the world they were believed to be responsible for. This activity requires the students to translate written details into visual clues.

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Subjects covered

Art and design

Age range

Age 7–11 (KS2)

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Ancient Greece
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Image: Marble statue of a naked Aphrodite crouching at her bath. Roman, 2nd century AD.