This box depicts the first stage of the Heroines Journey, where Atalanta learns to live in duality with the masculine and feminine worlds as she lives with the hunters who take her in and recognize her as equal because of her skills as a hunter
In the second depiction of the Heroine's Journey, Atalanta presents herself among the bravest of Greece called upon to hunt the terrible creature sent to ravage Calydon. She was the only woman, causing the other hunters to resent her presence.
In the third stage of the Atalanta's Heroine Journey, Atalanta has made a name for herself as the huntress who killed the Calydonian creature and has taken part in many adventures, among them sailing with the Argonauts and beating Peleus, future father of Achilles, in a wrestling match.
The fourth stage of Atalanta's Heroine Journey revolves around the immense amount of men desperate of marry Atalanta, who had no liking for menexcept as companions in the hunt and she was determined never to marry.
In stage five of Atalanta's Heroine Journey, Atalanta races suitor Hippomenes who is desperate for her hand in marriage.
By the last stage of the Atalanta's Heroine Journey, Atalanta has found herself and is able to balance the duality of masculine and feminine when she marries Hippomenes and gives birth to Parthenopaeus