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Term: Baubo

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A Greek goddess of pictured as an old woman (symbolic of the Crone aspect of the goddess), often shown in statues in postures similar in nature to the Sheila-Na-Gig. She attempted to cheer up Demeter who was mourning the loss of Persephone, her daughter. She told funny but lewd jokes, making her a goddess of laughter, and also indicates why her statues are so similar to the Sheila-Na-Gig. However, she also produced Demeter’s son, Iacchus, from under her skirts to comfort his mother.

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