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The 'God with the Upraised-Arm' in Near Eastern Mythology: An Astronomical Archetype?
By Greg Taylor of The Daily Grail

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Text is copyright © 1999 to Greg Taylor.
First published on the internet on 4th November 1999,
at http://www.dailygrail.com/misc/private/index.html.

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