The Knot of Inanna is a stylized bundle of reeds, an emblem of the Babylonian goddess Inanna.
This symbol was early written form of the name of the goddess, whose name was composed of two characters, the post and the ring of rushes..
It is related to the tyet knot of Isis. As a symbol of divine authority, it is the ancestor of the crozier, a staff carried by Catholic bishops.
Inanna with the ringposts