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THE BRINGER OF DREAMS by michael bahl

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Material: Hydrocal plaster
Size: 15 in H X 15 in W X 1.5 in D

This benevolent, winged spirit is a minor deity of ancient Mesopotamia. As a messenger of the gods, the spirit holds a cone from which flows the sacred fluid of the Tree of Life.

The serpent and moon are each symbols of renewal. Here they are joined, suggesting this fragment might address the restorative and healing powers of peaceful sleep.