(M16)

Dumuzi

Alternative parentage: Ea
[R69]

God of fertility, flocks, grain, herds and god of the underworld.[R69]
Worshipped from c. 3500 BC (or earlier) to c. 200 BC.
[J22]
Tutelary god of Bad-tibira.
[J22]
Commanded by Inanna to enter the underworld for a period of time which accounts for seasonal drought periods.
[J22]
He changed into a gazelle to escape the underworld, but was caught and sent back.
[J22]
Also Akkadian-Babylonian.
[J22]


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