The Carthaginian war goddess Tanit versus Our Lady of Guadalupe, Mother of God
Carthaginian Sardinia , 241-238 BC, Obverse head of Tanit, reverse barley leaves with horns down solar crescent within pellet , London Ancient Coins
Interesting to note the difference in solar eclipse symbolism between the Carthaginian and Roman Empires. While the vast majority of solar eclipse symbolism in Roman numismatics is solar crescent "horns up," on the remaining Carthaginian coins it is "horns down." During the First Punic War in 240 BC, Carthaginian mercenaries revolted in Sardina. By 238 BC the entire island was under Roman control. The Carthaginians placed this crescent on the coin to represent the 241 BC partial eclipse or in anticipation of the 233 BC eclipse which went directly over the island. The symbolism of the horns up or down motif is likely in reference to before or after totality. Note Carthage was founded before Rome in the 9th century BC.
Stele with silhouette of Tanit with horns down solar crescent within pellet, Wikipedia
The symbolism in the image of our Lady of Guadalupe strikes a direct contrast to an image very familiar to the ancient Israelites. Tanit was principle war diety and fertility goddess of the Carthaginian Empire. She is originally Phoenician and from the city of Tyre. She was the unmarried virginal consort of Baal. Child sacrifice was required in the worship of Tanit and Baal. Ancient Israelites who abandoned their relationship with God participated in her worship by killing and eating their children. Note the similarity with Aztec child sacrifice and cannibalism. The Old Testament has many commandments against these practices. Our Lady of Guadalupe stands against this demon and her practices that have destroyed countless past civilizations including Ancient Israel.