Tykhe (Ancient Greek: Τυχη) is the blind goddess of luck, fortune, chance, providence, and fate. Tykhe was also one of the earlier Okeanides she is numbered among the Titanesses.
- Tyche was sometimes depicted with a rudder. While holding this she was conceived as the divinity guiding and conducting the affairs of the world.
- With a ball she conceived the varying unsteadiness of fortune. That fortune can go any way like a ball.
- With the horn of Amalthea, she was conceived as the many gifts of fortune.
- She also was seen wearing a mural crown.
- She is sometimes depicted holding Demeter's son Ploutos
- Fortuna, in Roman Mythology.
- Tyche was considered the good, Eris the bad, and Nemesis the force that balances them.
- Tykhe is often shown sitting with a river god swimming at her feet (the god shown varies)
Tykhe (Titaness) goddess of fortune, chance, providence and fate
The Tyche of Antioch, Roman copy of a bronze by Eutychides (Galleria dei Candelabri, Vatican Museums)
Women wearing a Mural Crown
Reverse Side of a coin: Tykhe of Antioch seated right on rock, holding laurel branch in extended right hand; below, river-god Orontes swimming right.
Statue of the god Orontes swimming at the feet of Tykhe of Antioch
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Tyche, turreted and veiled, holding grain ears in extended right hand, seated right on throne, right foot on the shoulder of river god Kydnos, who swims right below.