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Lions from the Ishtar Gate, Babylon, ca. Now in Pergamon Museum, Berlin. “Berlín - Pergamon - Porta d’Ishtar - Lleons” by Josep Renalias. Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike via Wikimedia Commons.

Pergamon Museum - Berlin, Germany-Part of the Ishtar gate from the city of Babylon

Love the tile - Pergamon Museum - Berlin, Germany-Part of the Ishtar gate from the city of Babylon

Inanna / Ishtar / Astarte was a goddess whose favor brought enslavement, pain and even death on her lovers.

INANNA - Sumerian goddess of love and war.

Oannes. God Fish. From Wikipedia: "Adapa as a fisherman was iconographically portrayed as a fish-man composite. . .Adapa was a mortal man from a godly lineage, a son of Ea (Enki in Sumerian), the god of wisdom and of the ancient city of Eridu, who brought the arts of civilization to that city."

wiki: "Adapa as a fisherman was iconographically portrayed as a fish-man composite. Adapa was a mortal man from a godly lineage. a son of Ea/Enki, the god of wisdom, and of Eridu, who brought the arts of civilization to that city"

Ishtar also known as Inanna - Star, Goddess of Power War Fertility & Sacred Sexuality - the one who has gone through the 7 gates, died & resurrected

ISHTAR Ancient Babylonian Goddess of love, fertility and (later) war who was widely worshipped in the Mesopotamian region under various names (Inanna in Sumer) for over 5000 years. Her many titles included Queen of Heaven and Queen of Earth.

The Lioon Ladies: The lion on the left is patrolling the wall of the Ishtar Gate, built by the Babylonian King Nebuchadnezzar II  in about 600 BC.  This was the king who conquered Judah and brought its residents captive to his city.  Ishtar, after whom the gate was named, was the Babylonian Goddess of Love and War. Below the picture of the gate is a relief showing the earlier version of Ishtar, the ancient Sumerian goddess Inanna who can be seen with a lion on a leash.

Asherah, Part III: The Lion Lady

On September Venus goes direct in Leo after a 40 day stretch of retrograde- a retrograde that embodied the Underworld descent and ascent journey of the Goddess Inanna/Ishtar- the Lady of the.

Detail of the Ishtar Gate, Babylon (now in Pergamon Museum, Berlin)

Detail of the Ishtar Gate, Babylon (now in Pergamon Museum, Berlin). I had the privilege of seeing the Ishtar Gate in Babylon in Amazing history there.

Auroch from the Ishtar Gate. Istanbul Archaeology Museum, Turkey

Ishtar Gate and Processional Way. Istanbul Archaeology Museum, Turkey - Travel To Eat

The Ishtar Gate; depiction of a lion, one of dozens on the two walls of the corridor leading

The Ishtar Gate; depiction of a lion, one of dozens on the two walls of the corridor leading

Sirrush-Dragons-ishtar-gate-babylon

The Sirrush Dragons guarded the Gate of Ishtar - Babylon

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