Queen of the Night.
2nd millennium BCE Mesopotamian Babylonian Sculpture
(1900 BCE - 1600 BCE)
c. 2000 BCE-1800 BCE
2nd millennium BCE
Done during the reign of Hammurabi. The winged woman with bird feet flanked by owls probably represents Ishtar of her sister Ereshicigal, Queen of the Underworld. She prossibly represents the myth of Ishtar's descent into the uderworld.
BABYLONIAN |Queen of the Night.| 12 c | Mesopotamian| Babyloian
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