Alternative parentage: Ea

God of fertility, flocks, grain, herds and god of the underworld.[R69]
Worshipped from c. 3500 BC (or earlier) to c. 200 BC.
Tutelary god of Bad-tibira.
Commanded by Inanna to enter the underworld for a period of time which accounts for seasonal drought periods.
He changed into a gazelle to escape the underworld, but was caught and sent back.
Also Akkadian-Babylonian.

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