ishtar Picture

manipulation made in paint shop pro x2
It is about ishtar who wanted to free her beloved tammuz from the underworld, but failed. (google ishtar).
Symbols: the heart= love
the dark background= the underworld
locked heart with broken key = tomb of tammuz that can't be opened.
female model from Marcus ranum stock
floor, heart, key, keyhole from
Persephone #3
Persephone Color WIP 2013
Demeter and Persephone 1
Hades and Cereberus