Objects & Places from In the Beginning: Creation Stories from Around the World

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Object Descriptions

Myth - This is a story created to explain how and why aspects of existence came to be as they are.

The Waters - This explains that existence emerges from a vast, featureless expanse of bottomless water.

Chaos / Emptiness - This explains that existence emerges from a similarly vast, equally featureless expanse of nothingness, energy without form or shape or structure.

The Earth - This object often comes into being as the result of material being brought from deep beneath the surface of the waters.

The Sky - This object often comes into existence simultaneously with the earth.

Animals - These often come into being before humans.

Spider, Turtle - These are often seen in narratives emerging from Native American cultures.

Eggs - These objects are a source of life and are often where creator gods and/or human beings emerge from.

Yin and Yang - This...

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