Hand carved charm in cuneiform spelling the Mesopotamian goddess Inanna or Ishtar in solid sterling silver.
Inanna is an ancient Mesopotamian goddess associated with love, beauty, loving, war, justice, and political power. She was originally worshiped in Sumer and was later worshipped by the Akkadians, Babylonians, and Assyrians under the name Ishtar. She was known as the "Queen of Heaven" and was the patron goddess of the Eanna temple at the city of Uruk, which was her main cult center. She was associated with the planet Venus and her most prominent symbols included the lion and the eight-pointed star.
Cuneiform is the earliest writing system and was used in Ancient Mesopotamia by the Sumerian, Assyrian, Babylonian, Akkadian,... to name a few.
- Solid sterling silver pendant.
- Signed in the back by artist.
- The charms are about 1" long.
- Solid sterling silver 1.4 mm rolo chain option.
- Nickel free.
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