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Sirin and Alkonost by Alivis on DeviantArt. Sirin and Alkonost, birds of joy and sorrow. Sirin is a mythological creature of Russian legends, with the head and chest of a beautiful woman and the body of a bird (usually an owl).

Egyptian spirit *** Sirin and Alkonost by Alivis on DeviantArt. Sirin and Alkonost, birds of joy and sorrow. Sirin is a mythological creature of Russian legends, with the head and chest of a beautiful woman and the body of a bird (usually an owl).

Gamayun is a prophetic bird of Russian folklore. It is a symbol of wisdom and knowledge and lives on an island in the east, close to paradise. This legendary creature has the body of a bird and the head of a beautiful woman, being quite similar to the Phoenix and being immortal. The Russian folklore compares it to the three prophetic birds, joining Alkonost and Sirin.

Gamayun is a prophetic bird of Russian folklore. It is a symbol of wisdom and knowledge and lives on an island in the east, close to paradise. This legendary creature has the body of a bird and the head of a beautiful woman, being quite similar to the Pho

phoenix2_apm.jpg (450×706) Coptic Phoenix

relief showing a phoenix (Allard Pierson Museum, Amsterdam)

°Firebird by Kagira.

For Ella's birthday card - always seems to kick me out of an art block haha~ Based on the R.

Planche Créatures Fantastiques Deyrolle : Régénération du phénix

Plate Creatures fantastic Deyrolle: Regeneration of the Phoenix by Camille Renversade Inspired by school boards Deyrolle, created in partnership with the House Deyrolle in Paris. It are also the subject of a book of the same name, editions Plume de Carot