Wondrous, but strange...

laclefdescoeurs:

Winter at the Sognefjord, 1827, Johan Christian Dahl

laclefdescoeurs:

Winter at the Sognefjord, 1827, Johan Christian Dahl

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ancient-mesopotamia:

The figure could be an aspect of the goddess Ishtar, Mesopotamian goddess of sexual love and war, or Ishtar’s sister and rival, the goddess Ereshkigal who ruled over the Underworld, or the demoness Lilitu, known in the Bible as Lilith. The plaque probably stood in a shrine. 
Old Babylonian era, 1800-1750 BCE, from southern Iraq (place of excavation is unknown), Mesopotamia, Iraq. (The British Museum, London).

ancient-mesopotamia:

The figure could be an aspect of the goddess Ishtar, Mesopotamian goddess of sexual love and war, or Ishtar’s sister and rival, the goddess Ereshkigal who ruled over the Underworld, or the demoness Lilitu, known in the Bible as Lilith. The plaque probably stood in a shrine. 

Old Babylonian era, 1800-1750 BCE, from southern Iraq (place of excavation is unknown), Mesopotamia, Iraq. (The British Museum, London).

(via suthladamos)

missvoodoodoll:

Astronomy: A diagram of the phases of the moon, and the rings of Saturn. Engraving.

missvoodoodoll:

Astronomy: A diagram of the phases of the moon, and the rings of Saturn. Engraving.

(via c0untessbathory)