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Inanna - Sumerian Goddess of Love, Fertility and Transformation © 2010 Renée Christine Yates-McElwee
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ca. 3,200 BCE. Sumerian Tablet, Uruk. an intermediate form of writing with pictographs, a grid and wedges for numbers which later developed into cuneiform in Mesopotamia.
Hammurabi was the first king of the Babylonian Empire, but is best remembered for his 1760BC creation of the first known written set of laws in history. This codex was written on a basalt stele standing nearly 2 meters tall, top by a relief depicting Hammurabi raising his hand to his mouth in respect to the Babylonian God, who is likely to have been Marduk. (Many scholars believe that the books of the Old Testament were written about 600 BC, while the Hebrew leaders were held captive in Baby...
Mesopotamian Cuneiform Inscribed Clay Barrel Cylinder.
Astarte (Ishtar in Babylon and Inanna in Sumer) was also crucified, buried, went into the underworld, resurrected in three days, and ascended. Way before Christianity. "The only case, that I know, of a pre-Christian god actually being crucified and then resurrected is Inanna (also known as Ishtar), a Sumerian goddess whose crucifixion, resurrection and escape from the underworld is told in cuneiform tablets inscribed c. 1500 B.C.E.,
modern historians have suggested that Sumer was first permanently settled between c. 5500 and 4000 BC by a non-Semitic people who spoke the Sumerian language (pointing to the names of cities, rivers, basic occupations, etc. as evidence). These conjectured, prehistoric people are now called "proto-Euphrateans" or "Ubaidians", and are theorized to have evolved from the Samarra culture of northern Mesopotamia (Assyria). The Ubaidians were the first civilizing force in Sumer, draining the marshes fo
Unknown, Sumerian Cuneiform Tablet, Old Akkadian (ca. 2340-2200 BC), ca. 2000 BCE Sumerian Ceramics Clay =
A Cuneiform clay tablet has been revealed to describe an asteroid impact which in 3123 BC hit Köfels, Austria, leaving in its wake a trail of destruction which may acccount for the biblical tale of Sodom and Gomorrah. The Planisphere clay tablet - inscribed around 700 BC - was unearthed in the remains of the library of the Assyrian royal palace at Nineveh. It's a copy of the night diary of a Sumerian astronomer containing drawings of constellations.