For the evidence, see Frank Moore Cross, Canaanite Myth and Hebrew Epic: Essays in the History of Religion in Israel (Cambridge, MA: Harvard Univ. Press, 1973), pp. 28–35; and William G. Dever, “Asherah, Consort of Yahweh? New Evidence from Kuntillet ’Ajrud,” Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research 255 (1984), pp. 28–29 and references there.