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Mesopotamian Tree of Life: This image represents the early Mesopotamian Tree of Life. In Babylonian mythology, the Tree of Life was a magical tree that grew in the center of paradise. The Apsu, or primordial waters, flowed from its roots. It is the prototype of the tree described in Genesis: the biblical Tree of Paradise evolved directly from this ancient symbol; it is the symbol from which the Egyptian, Islamic, and Kabbalistic Tree of Life concepts originated.

Mesopotamian Tree of Life: This image represents the early Mesopotamian Tree of Life. In Babylonian mythology, the Tree of Life was a magical tree that grew in the center of paradise. The Apsu, or primordial waters, flowed from its roots. It is the prototype of the tree described in Genesis: the biblical Tree of Paradise evolved directly from this ancient symbol; it is the symbol from which the Egyptian, Islamic, and Kabbalistic Tree of Life concepts originated.

Assyrian tree of life 2400-600 BC. Folklore: SYMBOL OF THE GOD ASSUR SURMOUNTING AN ASSYRIAN REPRESENTATION OF THE OLD BABYLONIAN TREE OF LIFE. Above is the winged sun-disk of Egypt, the borrowed symbol of the Assyrian Sun-god Assur, shooting deadly arrows. Below is the beautiful symbol of the tree of life, which originated in old Babylonia.

Assyrian tree of life 2400-600 BC. Folklore: SYMBOL OF THE GOD ASSUR SURMOUNTING AN ASSYRIAN REPRESENTATION OF THE OLD BABYLONIAN TREE OF LIFE. Above is the winged sun-disk of Egypt, the borrowed symbol of the Assyrian Sun-god Assur, shooting deadly arrows. Below is the beautiful symbol of the tree of life, which originated in old Babylonia.

Diorite head discovered at Susa -- believed to represent King Hammurabi (2025-1594 B.C.?) The Louvre, Paris

Diorite head discovered at Susa -- believed to represent King Hammurabi (2025-1594 B.C.?) The Louvre, Paris

What Was the Babylonian King Hammurabi? : Hammurabi

What Was the Babylonian King Hammurabi? : Hammurabi

Pieter Bruegel the Elder, The tower of Babel, ca. 1556

Pieter Bruegel the Elder, The tower of Babel, ca. 1556

'Tree of Life.' Symbolists quickly identified a phallic symbol of the palm tree within a female yoni-shaped opening, equating to the oval nimbus and/or vesica piscis (often associated with the Virgin Mother). The symbols represent divine androgyny and the act of creation (coitus) between the Assyrian god and goddess.

'Tree of Life.' Symbolists quickly identified a phallic symbol of the palm tree within a female yoni-shaped opening, equating to the oval nimbus and/or vesica piscis (often associated with the Virgin Mother). The symbols represent divine androgyny and the act of creation (coitus) between the Assyrian god and goddess.

Brilliantly coloured glazed brick decoration, facade of the throne room, palace of Nebuchadrezzar II, Babylon, c. 600 bc. Photo: EB Inc. with permission of the Staatliche Museum zu Berlin

Brilliantly coloured glazed brick decoration, facade of the throne room, palace of Nebuchadrezzar II, Babylon, c. 600 bc. Photo: EB Inc. with permission of the Staatliche Museum zu Berlin

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Monument Ninive - Botta https://p2.liveauctioneers.com/375/26587/9976024_1_x.jpg

Lamassu Mythological Creature Sumerian Assyrian by Blitzrider, $14.99 Listing ToolsEdit Renew PromoteCopy Deactivate Delete Stats Lamassu Mythological Creature Sumerian Assyrian Babylonian for him Art Drawing Mesopotamian Luck Protective Deity Brown Beige Black Print

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Sterling Silver Assyrian Lamassu Pendant

Sterling Silver Assyrian Lamassu Pendant