Druid Ritual Chalices

Hekete represents the dark underdome shown in front of the Unicorn bull from the Indus Valley. This place of Hecate collects fertility fluids from the life network and is the home of the glowing stars/souls represented by Selu (Selene). 
This is a rare unicorn seal from Harappa has both the upper and lower sky-shell which is shown as a chalice. This seal was found in the central area of Mound E and dates to Period 3B or early 3C, around 2450-2200 BC. 
(image from https://www.harappa.com/)

Lady of the Chalice is Goddess Hekate/Kate

(May 7, 2023)  The goddess Kate (Hekate) is the source goddess of the the life powers of the Ancient Pagan Paradigm. She corresponds to dark places such as caves and the under-dome region region below the earth plane. 

Kate's power is the absorber and transformation of life. Her masculine complement is the god Alu who creates life.  The word "Kate" means  "depleter power" in Akkadian while "Hekate" means "Hu's  depleter power." Hekate absorbs life power out of things in order to transform them. In regards to Hu she takes his spiritual fertility-fluids (filtrate) which are manifested as light, heat, and rain and collects them under the earth. She is the divine succubus. 

Besides fertility fluids, dark places like caves and under-dome are the home of spirits waiting to be reborn.  Hekate also became associated with subterranean waters and deep pools, anything which was though to be a pathway to the under-dome.

Kate was first presented to moderns by Greek writer Hesiod (500 BCE) as Hekate in his book Theology.  Hekate was not a part of the traditional Greek Pantheon again indicating she was not an Indo-European goddess. He says this about Hekate starting in line 404:

Again, Phoebe came to the desired embrace of Coeus. Then the goddess through the love of the god conceived and brought forth dark-gowned Leto, always mild, kind to men and to the deathless gods, mild from the beginning, gentlest in all Olympus. Also she bore Asteria of happy name, whom Perses (Destroyer) once led to his great house to be called his dear wife. And she conceived and bore Hecate whom Zeus the son of Cronos honored above all. He gave her splendid gifts, to have a share of the earth and the unfruitful sea. She received honor also in starry heaven, [415] and is honored exceedingly by the deathless gods. 
For to this day, whenever any one of men on earth offers rich sacrifices and prays for favor according to custom, he calls upon Hecate. Great honor comes full easily to him whose prayers the goddess receives favorably, and she bestows wealth upon him; for the power surely is with her. 
... and to those whose business is in the grey discomfortable sea, and who pray to Hecate and the loud-crashing Earth-Shaker, easily the glorious goddess gives great catch, and easily she takes it away as soon as seen, if so she will. She is good in the byre (cow shed) with Hermes to increase the stock.


Hesiod Online at: https://www.perseus.tufts.edu/hopper/text?doc=Perseus%3Atext%3A1999.01.0130%3Acard%3D404
Translated Roman-Jewish War Silver Half Shekel Coin from Jerusalem
Translated Roman-Jewish War Silver Half Shekel Coin from Jerusalem
Coin is unprovenanced.  Notice the feminine chalice in the top image. The bottom image is that of a  three pomegranates which may be masculine.

(Feb 18, 2023)

Chalice Side Translation (Lev 31.1)

In Akkadian

(read right to left)
  1. (center) Ša Gi
  2. ŠaQu  _  Zu  IŠaRu   ALu (Horizontal line is a word divider)

In English

  1. Similar Energies:
  2. The maximal-amount of emanations are from the "righteousness of Alu" (God)

(When used alone "righteousness of Alu" is the word "Israel" as the "righteous-ones of God"

Pomegranate Side Translation (Lev 31.2)

In Akkadian

(read right to left)
  1.  IRu  Ṣu  ŠeLu.  IKu  EṬu  Da.  Ṣu  Še  E

In English

  1. Astrological-powers are being activated by Selu. The irrigated-field (life-network) is the boundary of life-manifestations.  Activation does not make them the same.