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Assyrian tree of life 2400-600 BC. Folklore: SYMBOL OF THE GOD ASSUR SURMOUNTING AN ASSYRIAN REPRESENTATION OF THE OLD BABYLONIAN TREE OF LIFE. Above is the winged sun-disk of Egypt, the borrowed symbol of the Assyrian Sun-god Assur, shooting deadly arrows. Below is the beautiful symbol of the tree of life, which originated in old Babylonia.

Assyrian tree of life BC. Folklore: Above is the winged sun-disk of Egypt, the borrowed symbol of the Assyrian Sun-god Assur, shooting deadly arrows. Below is the beautiful symbol of the tree of life, which originated in old Babylonia.

The sephera of the tree was a symbol of transcendence, associated with the god Mercury (the guide of spirits), who is depicted with wings. This image is a perfect symbol for the exile and return story of the Kabbalah, symbolizing both the upward striving and the balancing of opposites; the middle pillar of the tree represents equilibrium and harmony

Caduceus = Tree of Life, Aleph letter): air ; Shin letter) : fire -- "This image is a perfect symbol for the exile and return story of the Kabbalah, symbolizing both the upward striving and the balancing of opposites.

A Book of PoetryIllustrated by Florence HarrisonOh roses for the flush of youth,  And laurel for the perfect prime;But pluck an ivy branch for me  Grown old before my time.Oh violets for the grave of youth,  And bay for those dead in their prime;Give me the withered leaves I chose  Before in the old time.

venusmilk: A Book of PoetryIllustrated by Florence HarrisonOh roses for the flush of youth, And laurel for the perfect prime;But pluck an .

Ancient Assyrian relief, Lamassu, originally from the Palace of Sargon II, currently located at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

As in the days of Noah: Ancient Assyrian relief, Lamassu, originally from the Palace of Sargon II, currently located at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

“The Raymond and Beverly Sackler Assyrian Sculpture Court (Gallery showcases sculptures from the Assyrian capital city of Nimrud (ancient Kalhu) in a space designed to evoke their original palace setting.

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