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Lilith Goddess of the Underworld bronze statue small

$25.99

 3" small bronze Lilith, excellent for travel or a small altar.

The ancient Mesopotamian Goddess of Night, called Lilith was originally a Goddess who manifested in various "Deific Masks" such as Ishtar/Inanna, Ereshkigal and of course her Lilitu incarnation. Lilith is in legend a vampiric demoness, a night spirit who drank the blood of the young and sleeping. Lilith appears also as "Az" and "Jeh" of Manichaean and Zoroastrian texts, she who stirred Ahriman from his slumber. Lilith is shown here, her wings pointing downward (symbolic of her nature in the underworld), young holding the rod and circle, a symbol of her overmastering power as a Divinity. Her hands, upright symbolize her ascending. Lilith wears the horned cap of divinity, only worn by the Gods and powerful deities of ancient Mesopotamia. She holds the rod and ring of Sumerian royalty. Lions and owls symbolize her power and wisdom. 3" cold cast bronze.

LILITH, a female demon assigned a central position in Jewish demonology. She appears briefly in the Sumerian Gilgamesh epic and is found in Babylonian demonology, which identifies similar male and female spirits – Lilu and Lilitu respectively – which are etymologically unrelated to the Hebrew word laylah ("night"). These mazikim ("harmful spirits") have various roles: one of them – the Ardat-Lilith – preys on males, while others imperil women in childbirth and their children. An example of the latter kind is Lamashtu, against whom incantation formulas have been preserved in Assyrian. Winged female demons who strangle children are known from a Hebrew or Canaanite inscription found at Arslan-Tash in northern Syria and dating from about the seventh or eighth century B.C.E. Whether or not Lilith is mentioned in this incantation, which adjures the stranglers not to enter the house, is a moot point, depending on the addition of a missing letter: "To her that flies in rooms of darkness – pass quickly, quickly, Lil[ith]." In Scripture there is only one reference to Lilith (Isa. 34:14), among the beasts of prey and the spirits that will lay waste the land on the day of vengeance. In sources dating from earlier centuries, traditions concerning the female demon who endangers women in childbirth and who assumes many guises and names are distinct from the explicit tradition on Lilith recorded in the Talmud. Whereas the Babylonian Lilu is mentioned as some kind of male demon with no defined function, Lilith appears as a female demon with a woman's face, long hair, and wings. Lilith is a female demon who is known by tens of thousands of names and moves about the world at night, visiting women in childbirth and endeavoring to strangle their newborn babies, is mentioned in the Testament of Solomon, a Greek work of about the third century. Although preserved in a Christian version, this work is certainly based on Judeo-Hellenistic magic. Here the female demon is called Obizoth, and it is related that one of the mystical names of the angel Raphael inscribed on an amulet prevents her from inflicting injury. Lilith is identified as a demon in the Dead Sea Scrolls (11QpsAp). The name Lilith was also inscribed on incantation bowls of Sassanian Babylonia. - From the Jewish Virtual Library

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$100.01 - $200.00                              $2.56

$200.01 - $300.00                              $4.05

$300.01 - $400.00                              $5.40

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Standard Shipping USPS               Total Order Dollar Value              Shipping Price

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                                                                $10.01 - $25.00                                  $5.95

                                                                $25.01 - $40.00                                  $9.95

                                                                $40.01 - $55.00                                $14.95

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                                                                $50.01 - $80.00                                $31.95

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*International orders that contain Heavy weighted items, may have actual shipping cost that exceed the rates above. In those cases an invoice will be sent for the additional shipping cost prior to the order shipping.

*International orders that contain light weight items may make the actual shipping cost less than the amount paid with your order. If there is a difference of more than $5.00 the amount will be refunded to your account prior to shipping. 

 


 

 

 

 

 

   

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Defective: Items that are broken during shipping may be returned for a replacement within 7 days of delivery.  If you did not purchase insurance to protect your items during shipping then you will be responsible for the shipping cost to return the broken item as well as the shipping cost for the replacement item. (Replacement only)

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Please send all returns to: 
Succubus Productions
L. Apotheca
P.O. Box 11708
Spring, TX 77379 
 
 
 
 
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