Isis, Egyptian goddess. Painted wall relief.  Source unknown.

Achilles Slays the Amazon Penthesilea. Detail of a vase painting by the Greek, Exekias, 530 BCE.  Source: Littleton.

Superman, modern super-hero. Painting by Mel Ramos, 1962.

At the M.H. De Young Museum, San Francisco

Animal-man (coyote?). Detail from wall mural by Diego Rivera, Palacio de Cortes, Cuernavaca, commissioned in 1929. 

* Photos by Flora Carter, unless otherwise noted.