Pandora (Biographical details)

Pandora (mythological figure/creature; Roman; Greek; Female)

Also known as



The first woman, fashioned by Hephaistos/Vulcan (q.v.), and sent to earth by Zeus/Jupiter (q.v.) to be the wife of Epimetheus (q.v.). Her curiosity led her to open the urn or chest she had been given. It contained, as well as Hope, all the evils since visited upon the human race.