Masmiyeh plaque of Asherah as Vegetative Goddess

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Vegetation was a matter of live or death in ancient cultures, your family lived or perished dependent upon a bountiful vegetation season. Blessings offered through the goddess were essential.

Proffering vegetation, the Hebrew Mother Goddess Asherah personifies the vital life forces of nature in her aspect as a Vegetative Prosperity Goddess on this clay plaque.

Stylistically similar to, and identified with, the Egyptian goddess Qds, this plaque is one of hundreds discovered in the Syro-Palestinian corridor.
This Masmiyeh plaque dates to ~1500-1150 BCE. 
-History’s Vanquished Goddess Asherah

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