Dendera, Egypt : Temple of the Goddess Hathor

Temple of the Goddess Hathor, Dendera, Egypt (Order Fine Art Print) Similar to other temple sites in Egypt, the presently standing complex at Dendera marks the location of a very old holy place. An indication of the antiquity of the temple site is given by the astronomical alignment of the main temple to Gamma Draconis… Continue reading Dendera, Egypt : Temple of the Goddess Hathor

Inanna – Female Head from Uruk, c. 3500 – 3000 B.C., Iraq Museum, Baghdad.

Inanna in the Middle East was an Earth and later a (horned) moon goddess; Canaanite derivative of Sumerian Innin, or Akkadian Ishtar of Uruk. Ereshkigal (wife of Nergal) was Inanna’s (Ishtar’s) elder sister. Inanna descended from the heavens into the hell region of her sister-opposite, the Queen of Death, Ereshkigal. And she sent Ninshubur her… Continue reading Inanna – Female Head from Uruk, c. 3500 – 3000 B.C., Iraq Museum, Baghdad.

Ancient Pyramids

As is well known there are literally hundreds of pyramids of various styles scattered over the Earth, in Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Far East, Southeast Asia and South Pacific, and in North and South America. A few of these sites demonstrating the different styles are: Iraq: The reconstructed ziggurat-pyramid at Ur, in ancient… Continue reading Ancient Pyramids