#Pazuzu - Origin: #Assyrian and #Babylonian #mythology Attributes: As #king of the #wind #demons, he is known for inflicting humankind with #storms, droughts, and plagues. Also notable for possessing Regan from The Exorcist (1973). Appearance: He is depicted as having a scaly body, a dog-like head, taloned feet, wings, a scorpion’s tail.
Ahura Mazda. the Iranian sky god, the Wise Lord, and god of order, depicted as a bearded man on a winged disk, was the principal god of the ancient Zoroastrians. He was one of the Indo-Iranian spiritual lords who also included Mithra and Varuna. Achaemenid Persians worshiped him as Ahuramazda, giver of kingship. Later dynasties worshiped him as a perfect and omniscient spirit. He came to be depicted in human form.
Gilgamesh Kills The Bull of Heaven This is a Neo-Sumerian terracotta votive relief (c. 2250-1900 BC) showing Gilgamesh, the legendary King of the city of Uruk (map) fighting against Gugalanna, the Bull of Heaven.