Eyewitness Mythology is an intriguing and captivating introduction to the culturally diverse world of mythology. Discover everything from creation myths, the origin of humans, and mythical beasts, to gods and goddesses - and explore how different mythologies explain the mysteries of our world.Find out about the supernatural powers of the gods, the mystical powers of shamans, the purpose of the Native American Sun Dance, and the story behind the stunning medicine beaver mask. Discover who swallowed the Sun god Ra, the secrets of the towering totem pole, how many animals make a Chimera, who had snakes for hair, the magical powers of Thor's hammer, and much, much more! Eyewitness Mythology also includes a giant fold-out wall chart full of facts, perfect for bedrooms or classrooms.With stunning photographs of masks, jewellery, and sculptures, Eyewitness Mythology offers a unique view of mythology and its gods, goddesses, heroes and monsters. See Native American love dolls, a fire-breathing dragon, African trickster Eshu, and the one-eyed Cyclops.