Goddess Shamhat


Shamhat: Mesopotamian erotic goddess.

Shamhat, the High Priestess of Inanna who reigns over holy marriage ceremonies and sensual actions, is well-known throughout Mesopotamian society.

She wields the heavenly secrets' power and oversees puberty's physical and mental metamorphosis.

Shamhat teaches sensuality as well as the standards and etiquette expected in elite society.

~Kiran Atma