The Goddess Inanna in breast-offering pose. As early as 3500 B.C.E. Inanna was worshiped as the great Goddess of Sumeria. Also known as Queen of Heaven and Earth, Priestess of Heaven, Light of the World, First Daughter of the Moon, Righteous Justice, Holy Shepherdess, and Loud Thundering Storm.

The Goddess Inanna in breast-offering pose. As early as 3500 B. Inanna was worshiped as the great Goddess of Sumeria. Also known as Queen of Heaven and Earth, Priestess of Heaven, Light of the World.

The history of Sumer is counted as lasting from about 3500 BCE until 2000 BCE, where after other cultures, based upon the Sumerian, continued the civilization

This Sumerian votive of a priest with an offering to a god is standing in for a worshiper symbolically engaging in continuous prayer. His eyes are exaggerated in fixed attentiveness.

tomb of Ur,sumerian

The Royal Tombs of Ur bronze bull's head with inlaid eyes of Shell and lapis lazuli

Wladislaw Jagiello King of Poland, Wizerunek króla na tryptyku Matki  Boskiej Bolesnej w katedrze  wawelskiej z drugiej poł. XV w.

King Władysław II Jagiełło, detail of the Triptych of Our Lady of Sorrows in the Wawel Cathedral.

Bearded Bull’s Head  Sumerian  2600-2450 BC

ALL MESOPOTAMIA: Photo: Sumerian copper bearded bull's head, inlaid eyes of lapis lazuli and shell

Tell Agrab 2650 BCE: female head   The National Museum of Iraq - Baghdad

Tell Agrab 2650 BCE: female head The National Museum of Iraq - Baghdad

Bull's head  Sumerian ca. 2100 B.C.

Bull's head Period: Neo-Sumerian Date: ca. Geography: Mesopotamia Culture: Neo-Sumerian Medium: Steatite or serpentine

Opłakiwanie, Rzeź Niewiniątek. Kwatera z retabulum ołtarza głównego z kościoła dominikanów w Krakowie, ok. 1465

Opłakiwanie, Rzeź Niewiniątek. Kwatera z retabulum ołtarza głównego z kościoła dominikanów w Krakowie, ok. 1465

Św. Florian, Mąż Boleści. Skrzydło prawe z retabulum ołtarzowego z kościoła w Moszczenicy Niżnej, ok. 1480

Św. Florian, Mąż Boleści. Skrzydło prawe z retabulum ołtarzowego z kościoła w Moszczenicy Niżnej, ok. 1480


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