Images of the Gods

Shamash-resh-usur, governor of Suhi and Mari, standing before the deities Adad and Ishtar. Limestone relief from Babylon. About 4ft. 8th century BC.

The Goddess Astate at a window. Ivory inlay from Khorsabad, Syria. 8th-7th century BC.

The Syrian Goddess. Copper figurine from Ras Sharma, Syria c 19th-17th century BC

From The Ancient Gods by E.O. James