If parents threw their children into the furnace to Molech, why should they not devote their daughters to Ishtar?
"Folkways" by William Graham Sumner
The Carthaginians worshipped Amilear, and that name comes from the same source as Molech.
"Fishes, Flowers, and Fire as Elements and Deities in the Phallic Faiths and Worship of the Ancient Religions of Greece, Babylon," by Anonymous
MOLECH, Worship of, Leviticus, 387; II.
"Expositor's Bible: Index" by S. G. Ayres