A design from a gold signet ring found in the ruins of the palace of Knossos in Crete, dated 1,500 BCE. It has been officially titled "The Goddess of the World Mountain".
 

Three examples of the Cosmic Mountain. (A) The reconstruction of the Ziggurat at Nippur,Iraq, dated to 2,000 BCE. (B) The main Pyramid at chinchen Itza,Mexico. (C) The Step Pyramid at saqqara,Egypt. 3rd Dynasty, 2,650 BCE.

 
A Babyloian boundary stone, Kudurru, 12th century BCE. The Goddess as a serpent ascends the six levels of the World Mountain.