As cited and cued in the article
Art and the Entheogenic Vision of Paradise
Entheos: Vol. 1 Issue 1, Summer 2001.
By Carl A.P. Ruck, Blaise D. Staples, Mark Hoffman
Jump to images 1-10, 11-20,
21-30, 31-40, 41-47
 Etchings in sandstone, radiocarbon
dated to 5600 BC, near El-Hosh in the Nile valley quite probably depict mushrooms
in their phalloid state.
 Assyrian bas-relief from the
palace of King Ashurnasirpal at Nimrud, the King with a Genie, Hood Art Museum,
Assyrian cylinder seal (drawing), with the Tree represented by pomegranate-poppies,
with attendant Genies with pails of unguent and pine cones pollinating the king.
From the early Neo-Assyrian Period.
 Assyrian cosmic pillar, bas-relief,
Oriental Museum, Istanbul.
royal seal, Cylinder seal.
(from Toads and Toadstools, Adrian Morgan 1995)
 Exultet roll, Monte
Cassino monastery, dated 1075.
 St. Matthew enthroned, Canterbury
Codex Aureus, c. 750 (Stockholm).
 Compare St. John enthroned, Canterbury
Gospel Book of Otto III: The Sermon on the Mount, Reichenau, 1010. Folio 34,
Verso, CLM. 4453, Staatsbibliothek, Munich.
Codex Aureus and mushroom details.