Weeping Lady of Lys

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The Weeping Lady of Lys is a goddess worshipped by the Lyseni.[1] There is a statue of her called the Weeping Woman in the House of Black and White in Braavos. The statue is most commonly visited by old women.[2] It is unknown if there is a connection between the goddess and the tears of Lys.

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A Feast for Crows

When first entering the House of Black and White, Arya Stark notes the statue of a marble woman, 12 feet tall (3,66 meters). Real tears are trickling from the eyes, filling the bowl the woman cradled in her arms. The statue of a man with a lion's head stands nearby. At this point Arya cannot name the figures.[3] Early in her training, Arya is able to identify both the Weeping Woman and the Lion of Night.[2]

A Dance with Dragons

There is a statue crying silver tears outside the shrine of the Weeping Lady in Braavos.[1]

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