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Voodoo doll, 4th century, Egypt

The Louvre Doll The Louvre Doll is a century clay figure impaled with thirteen bronze needles. It was discovered within a terracotta vase alongside a lead curse tablet engraved with a binding.

Sumerian Goddess Ninhursag

Sumerian Goddess Ninhursag with the spirit of the forests next to the seven-spiked cosmic tree of life. Relief from Note rhombi pattern on a tree.

The Statuette of Amun, The Met

Image 03 - Statuette of Amun - Third Intermediate Period - Dynasty ca 945 - 715 BC - Egyption - Solid Gold - Height -

Isis and Horus

Egypt The Goddess Auset aka Isis Statute of Isis Suckling Horus; Bronze Karnak Late Period B.) Egyptian Museum, Cairo for Mother's Day, 2012

Mushussu (also known as Mushhushshu or Sirrush) is the Dragon of Babylon and one of two animals depicted on the Ishtar Gate. It is depicted here on a kudurru (boundary stone) with divine symbols. This limestone kudurru dates back to the Second Dynasty of Isin, 1156-1025 BCE.  Newly unearthed artifacts depicting the Mushussu or Mushhushshu that were kept in Babylon Museum in Iraq were stolen in mid October 2012. Photo by Babylon Chronicle

oosik: “ tammuz: “ Mushussu (also known as Mushhushshu or Sirrush) is the Dragon of Babylon and one of two animals depicted on the Ishtar Gate. It is depicted here on a kudurru (boundary stone) with divine symbols. This limestone kudurru dates back.

Ivory Openwork plaque with a rampant Goat eating a plant.  Neo-Assyrian ca. 8th C. BCE.  Mesopotamia, Nimrud: Assyrian : 6.3 x 2.95 x 0.47 in.

Openwork plaque with a rampant goat eating a plant Period: Neo-Assyrian Date: ca. Geography: Mesopotamia, Nimrud (ancient Kalhu) Culture: Assyrian Medium: Ivory Dimensions: x x in. x x cm) Classification: Ivory/Bone

Assyrian ornament in the form of a guardian spirit that dates back to the 8th or the 9th century BC. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA.

tammuz: “ Assyrian ornament in the form of a guardian spirit that dates back to the or the century BC. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA. Photo by Babylon Chronicle ”