Iconography
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Sorcery and magic
Magical devicesFertility figurines
PRE-CLASSICAL ICONOGRAPHY
Western Asia
Religious Iconography Named deitiesIshtar (Inanna, Astarte)
Conception and pregnancyFertility figurines
ERANOS ARCHIVE
87-103. The Great Mother
95. Babylonia, Phoenicia, Cyprus
Further details
Van Buren dated the relief at top to 2400 BC; the relief at bottom left to 2200 BC; the relief at bottom right to 2000 BC
ARTIST/CREATOR
Sumerian
DATE
circa 2400 BC - 2000 BC
LOCATION
New Haven, CT, Yale University Babylonian Collection
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Eranos Archive presented by Olga Froebe-Kapteyn (95, 21)
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Elizabeth Douglas van Buren, Clay Figurines of Babylonia and Assyria, New Haven & Oxford 1931, pl. 25
Contact
For comments or queries, please contact photographic.collect@sas.ac.uk