chandelyer:

Greek mythology : Naiads (Ναϊάδες)
Naiades were believed by the ancient Greeks to inhabit the freshwater streams, springs, wells, fountains, wetlands, rivers and lakes and featured in the legends and mythology of Ancient Greece. The Naiades were minor goddesses of nature, specifically the rivers and waterways of the world. Naiades in art and legend are often depicted as
young, beautiful maidens situated near a waterway, carrying a water jug
(hydria).

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