Pazuzu the Divine Exorcist poster by Ptahmassu Nofra-Uaa. Our posters are produced on acid-free papers using archival inks to guarantee that they last a lifetime without fading or loss of color. All posters include a 1" white border around the image to allow for future framing and matting, if desired.
Pazuzu was both venerated and feared within the pantheons of the Mesopotamians, Assyrians and Babylonians, and functioned from his very beginnings as... more
Pazuzu was both venerated and feared within the pantheons of the Mesopotamians, Assyrians and Babylonians, and functioned from his very beginnings as an apotropaic domestic spirit-deity, whose spheres of influence were especially bound to the protection of the home from malign influences and hostile personages.
As a controller of the often unruly winds and the noxious spirits that were known to dwell within them, Pazuzu was hailed as the king of the wind-demons, meaning to the ancients that he had ultimate power over the machinations of these beings and the element in which they dwelt. It was specifically the West wind to which Pazuzu was assigned, though his authority extends not only to the four winds of creation, but also to mountains (which he may cause to quake) and weather patterns.
On the domestic front Pazuzu behaves as a guardian of the household from all unwanted visitors, which include evil spirits and murderous demons, but most especially those who seek to harm women in...
About Ptahmassu Nofra-Uaa
Ptahmassu Nofra-Uaa is an internationally recognized artist, writer, human rights spokesperson and spiritual teacher, whose scholarship and vision have been noted by significant members of the metaphysical and cultural arts communities. Born in San Diego, California into a family of artists, he began at six years of age to receive instruction in figure studies, watercolor technique, and Old World oil painting methods from his father, an accomplished portrait and landscape painter.
At the age of six, Ptahmassu began what has evolved into a life long obsession with the civilization, art and religious practices of the ancient Egyptians. Even at this tender age, the boy astonished (and not a little horrified) his parents when he declared...