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Potnia Theron (Mistress of Animals) / Minoan goddess, Museo della Civitella, Chieti, Italy

Potnia Theron (Mistress of animals) minoan goddess Chieti,Museo della Civitella - similar to some other culture sculptures with big hands at the sides instead of wings

Gilgamesh kills the Bull of Heaven, terracotta votive relief, 2250–1900 BCE: such votives were placed in temples as offerings or carried in camels' saddlebags to gain the gods' protection. Musée Royaux d'Art Et d'Histoire, Brussels.

Gilgamesh kills the Bull of Heaven, terracotta votive relief, BCE: such votives were placed in temples as offerings or carried in camels' saddlebags to gain the gods' protection. Musée Royaux d'Art Et d'Histoire, Brussels.

Carving of Epona or Rhiannon by an unknown modern artist - perhaps Paul Borda?

God of the Week: Rhiannon

Rhiannon, Welsh Goddess of the earth, fertility, horses and birds, who also has links to the Underworld

The Canaanite goddess is also shownseated between lions,  which are now winged cherubim with lion's bodies and women's heads.  Phoenicians brought this deity to southwestern Iberia.  She is an alabaster ritual vessel; when libation is poured into her,  the liquid shoots out from her breasts into the basin she holds.  Tutugi, Spain, 7th century.

The "Dama de Galera" found in Granada, Spain, is probably a depiction of Goddess Astarte, century BCE. She is an alabaster ritual vessel; when libation is poured into her, the liquid pours from her breasts into the basin she holds.

Goddess on Lion throne is abundant in Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, Canaan/Israel.  This is from a Phoenician scarab, showing a throned lion with wings.  She offers benediction to supplicant, under winged sun and planet Venus.

Enthroned Goddess flanked by a lion offered benediction by supplicant, under a winged sun and the planet Venus. Many of these Phoenician scarabs show a brazier for offering incense.

Figurines Collection of the Canaanite Mother Goddess 'Asherah' (Israel Museum, Jerusalem)

Figurines Collection of the Canaanite Mother Goddess 'Asherah' (Israel Museum, Jerusalem). Ahab built sacred poles containing images of asherah.

Matriarcato & Matriarchy: LA SIGNORA DELLE FIERE - Inanna, potnia theron

Mistress of Animals; mother goddess relief from Etruscan culture - antefix ceramic, found Temple B in Civitella - at the Museum of Civitella

Photo in oddities - Google Photos

Photo in oddities - Google Photos

Statue of Melpomene, 2nd c. A.D. Ancient Rome

Statue of Melpomene. Roman work of the century. Rome, Vatican Museums, Pius-Clementine Museum, Room of the Muses, 63

Before the pole shift, Enki warned one of  his sons, Atrahasis, about the coming disaster, helping him create a boat atop a mountain. The Biblical tale of Noah was taken from the Sumerian record.

Before the pole shift, Enki warned one of his sons, Atrahasis, about the coming disaster, helping him create a boat atop a mountain. The Biblical tale of Noah was taken from the Sumerian record.

The Goddess Durga Victorious over the Buffalo Demon, Mahisha (Mahishasuramardini)

The Goddess Durga Victorious over the Buffalo Demon, Mahisha (Mahishasuramardini)Period: Central Javanese period Date: century Culture: Indonesia (Java) Medium: Volcanic stone.

Enkidu and Gilgamesh. Characters out of the earliest Mesopotamian creation story cycle called the Enuma Elish.

OT culture from Nimrod's time - the epic of Gilgamesh is thought to be about Nimrod. "Enkidu and Gilgamesh. Characters out of the earliest Mesopotamian creation story cycle called the Enuma Elish.

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Uncommon art from Iran. Large Seated Woman and child. 12 in stucco. Perhaps the ancient Iranic goddess Anahita or a non-Islamic decorative figure. Seljuks were Islamic-Turks and their art contains Anatolian traditions

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