The Middle Eastern Religions ClipArt gallery offers 9 illustrations of various gods and goddesses worshipped by peoples of the Middle East.

The Canaanite fertility goddess and accompaniment of Baal.

Image of Ashtaroth

The Canaanite fertility goddess and accompaniment of Baal.

An image of the divinity whom the Phoenicians worshipped as Astarte, or the goddess associated with fertility, sexuality, and war.

Nana, The Phoenician Astarte

An image of the divinity whom the Phoenicians worshipped as Astarte, or the goddess associated with…

Literally means 'Lord of the Flies.' In Christian and Biblical texts, he is associated with a demon.

Image of Beelzebub, the Fly God

Literally means 'Lord of the Flies.' In Christian and Biblical texts, he is associated with a demon.

"The god Bel is generally known by his Greek name Belus. But the attributes given him by the Greek authors do not harmonize perfectly with those ascribed by the Chaldeans to Bel. By the latter this god was honored with such titles as "the Supreme," "the Father of the gods," "the Procreator," "the Lord of spirits," etc."—Ridpath, 1885

Procession of Bel

"The god Bel is generally known by his Greek name Belus. But the attributes given him by the Greek authors…

"One of an order of beings, the life-principles or geniuses or tutelary spirits of living beings, believed in and reverenced by the ancient Persians, adherents of the Zoroastrian religion. (Also) a name given ... to a symbol seen on monuments of ancient Persian origin, representing a winged circle, with or without a manlike figure in it, hovering over the head of a king or other person, and believed by some to represent his tutelary spirit." -Whitney, 1911

Feloher from Nineveh

"One of an order of beings, the life-principles or geniuses or tutelary spirits of living beings, believed…

A fish god, or Dagon, commonly worshiped by the Philistines.

Fish God

A fish god, or Dagon, commonly worshiped by the Philistines.

Hebron, one of the oldest cities in Palestine.  Pictured is the mosque and part of the town.

Hebron

Hebron, one of the oldest cities in Palestine. Pictured is the mosque and part of the town.

"A bas-relief at Ibreez in Asia Minor. It represents a god and his royal worshipper."—Webster, 1913

A Hittite Monument

"A bas-relief at Ibreez in Asia Minor. It represents a god and his royal worshipper."—Webster,…

Moloch (or Mo'lech) is the name of an ancient deity which was worshipped by the Ammonites. The Israelites also worshiped this idol for a time. Human sacrifices were the primary offering made to Moloch.

Moloch Being Worshipped

Moloch (or Mo'lech) is the name of an ancient deity which was worshipped by the Ammonites. The Israelites…