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Tanith

Mythic, worshipped in Carthage (modern-day Tunisia), circa 814–146 B.C.E.

Tanith (Tanit) was a mother goddess of fertility and the moon. She was the patron goddess of Carthage and is related to Ishtar and Astarte. Tanith was also worshipped by the Berber people of North Africa. She was the wife of Baal-Hammon, the fertility god and chief deity of Carthage.

Judy Chicago (American, b. 1939). <em>The Dinner Party</em> (Heritage Floor; detail), 1974–79. Porcelain with rainbow and gold luster, 48 x 48 x 48 ft. (14.6 x 14.6 x 14.6 m). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Elizabeth A. Sackler Foundation, 2002.10. © Judy Chicago. Photograph by Jook Leung Photography
Judy Chicago (American, b. 1939). The Dinner Party (Heritage Floor; detail), 1974–79. Porcelain with rainbow and gold luster, 48 x 48 x 48 ft. (14.6 x 14.6 x 14.6 m). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Elizabeth A. Sackler Foundation, 2002.10. © Judy Chicago. Photograph by Jook Leung Photography

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