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Lumberton, New Jersey: Babylonian Fertility God Demon (Gone)

11-foot-tall, 3,000-pound horned statue with red, glowing eyes in a back yard. Originally built as a Hollywood prop for the 1955 Lana Turner movie "The Prodigal."

Oct 2011: Reported moved to Philadelphia bar.

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Demon statue.

Babylonian Fertility God Demon

The Babylonian Fertility God Demon is no longer there. He is moving to the top of a bar in Philly.

[Adam, 10/15/2011]

Babylonian Fertility God.

Babylonian Fertility God

Anyone in the market for a used Babylonian Fertility God? Snake head not included! It appears the Babylonian Fertility God is up for sale again, as it has a for sale sign in front of it.

When looking at the front of the house, it is directly to the left of the house about 30-40 feet. This statue has been there for quite a while. The weeds are really overgrown around it. It looks like the owner has no more interest in it.

Some restaurant that sells spicy food should look into this.

[Steve McNeil, 10/09/2009]
Pagan God Not Wanted in New Jersey

The small South Jersey town of Lumberton is now home to an 11-foot-tall, 3,000-pound horned statue with red, glowing eyes. Not everyone is happy about it....

[05/08/2005] Complete News Story

Babylonian Snake god.

Babylonian snake god statue

I am the owner of the Babylonian god statue on Rte. 13 across from the Smyrna rest area. We have moved our travel agency (Tranquility Travel) 4.5 miles south. The Statue is still at the same place which is now The Village Gallery. The statue is actually a prop from the movie "The Prodigal" starring Lana Turner and is for sale for the cost of a new sign ($5,000) and you will get more notability from the statue than you would from any sign you could ever have!

[Pat, 03/09/2002]

Update - July 2004 - The statue has been sold to a man in Lumberton, NJ, for $4,000. The fiberglass demon was moved to Denny Van Istendal's large back yard, visible from NJ Rt. 541. He plans to restore it and fix the missing serpent's head.

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