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Babylonia, goddess Ishtar or Ereshkigal ‘Queen of the Night’ (the Burney relief) 18th C. BC.

Babylonia, goddess Ishtar or Ereshkigal ‘Queen of the Night’ (the Burney relief) C. (also a fertility symbol)

"Burney Relief" showing a babylonian goddess from about 1800-1750 BC. Its probably Ishtar or her sister Ereshkigal (lions) or Lilitu (owls). The figurine was originally painted red with a black background.

The ’Queen of the Night’ Relief, also known as the Burney Relief. Old Babylonian, BC. Courtesy & currently located at the British Museum, London. The Queen of the Night, renamed by the.

La primera Diosa de la tierra era Gordita.

Babylonian Goddess Ashtarte Ishtar Statue 2000 BC (also known by other names in other cultures, such as Eastre, Astarte, Artemis, fertility goddesses. This is the goddess behind Easter celebrations

Goddess figurines. A few millennia ago, women were important, and were widely "worshiped".  When did society begin suppressing women?  They were at the center of trades, life, music and dance and feasting and science for hundreds of thousands of years.  Now, the dominant religions insist they cover their bodies. Males insist that women be subordinate. Men feel threatened by women. What happened?

Great Mothers, This was the symbol for 'God' since the beginning of civilization until around 5300 BCE. Humans once revered LifeCreation- The Divine Feminine before adoration was controverted and stolen by death and destruction- The destructive masculine.

Mother Goddes, mid 6th century, India

Mother Goddess (Matrika) One of a group of 7 …. Period: Post-Gupta period Date: mid- century Culture: India (Rajasthan, Tanesara) Medium: Gray schist Dimensions: H. 24 in. cm) via metmuseum

Inanna, "whore" of Babylon, goddess of wisdom, love, erotica, war and death. Patron goddess of temple prostitution. Animals: Lioness, owl, snake, bird with lion head.

Astarte, Queen of the Night - Babylon. Also Ishtar*** a very ancient goddess.may well go back before 4000 BCE.

Plaque with two kneeling youths supporting a ram-headed sphinx Period: Neo-Assyrian Date: ca. 9th–8th century B.C.  Geography: Mesopotamia, Nimrud (ancient Kalhu)  Culture: Assyrian  Medium: Ivory.  http://www.metmuseum.org/Collections/search-the-collections/325566?rpp=20&pg=12&ft=*&what=Reliefs&pos=236

Ancient Near Eastern Art - Furniture plaque carved in relief with a striding, ram-headed sphinx supported by two kneeling figures. Medium: Ivory Rogers Fund, 1962 Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY

Ancient sumerian stone carving with cuneiform scripting Stock Photo

Stone relief sculptured panel of a man holding an Ibex and a poppy flower. Inv AO 19872 from Dur Sharrukin the palace of Assyrian king Sargon II at Khorsabad, BC.

Star of Venus - Star of Ishtar

Symbol of Ishtar. Morgana wears this as a gold brooch on her right collar lapel.

Elongated terracotta oil lamp of the nude winged Lilith, the powerful dark-mother Goddess. 100 BC-100 AD

Oil Lamps-Elongated terracotta oil lamp of the nude winged Lilith, the powerful dark-mother Goddess. In her hands, the rod and ring of Sumerian royal authority; on her head, a stepped crown or turban.

The eight pointed star is a Gnostic symbol, known as the "Octagram of Creation." It is associated with Venus, and is also sacred to Ishtar. In Nordic tradition, the octagram is used to invoke magick and also as a protecting ideogram. Chaospheres have eight points: four points of order at 90 degrees and four points of chaos at 45 degrees

The eight pointed star is a Gnostic symbol, known as the "Octagram of Creation.

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