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The Burney Relief, also known as the Queen of the Night, is a Mesopotamian terracotta plaque in high relief of the Isin-Larsa or Old-Babylonian period, depicting a winged, nude, goddess-like figure with bird's talons, flanked by owls, and perched upon supine lions, dated between 1800 and 1750 BCE. It originates from southern Iraq, but the exact find-site is unknown. Whether it represents Lilitu, Inanna/Ishtar, or Ereshkigal, is under debate. Side view, showing depth of relief.
I AM Babylon. I AM The Gateway. I am known as Inanna, Ishtar, Nanaea, Astarte, Isis. I cannot be used as a tool for men to bargain with blood and magic to sit among the adepts. No man can take my mysteries without my choice to give it to them. To reveal my mysteries I must love a man with my mind, heart and soul and after with my body. Because I choose. Only the Goddess can make a god or a king or a master.
Astarte _ Goddess of the ancient Middle East and chief deity of the Mediterranean seaports of Tyre, Sidon, and Elath. Astarte shared many qualities, and perhaps a common origin, with her sister Anath. The goddess of love and war, Astarte was worshiped in Egypt and in Canaan, as well as among the Hittites. Her Akkadian counterpart was Ishtar. She is often mentioned in the Bible under the name Ashtaroth.