(M16)

Ninhursaga

Alternative parentage: An and Belet-Ili
[R69]

Fertility goddess,
[J22] and goddess of animals and productivity; earth goddess.[R69]
Worshipped c. 3500 BC to c. 1750 BC.
[J22]
Her cult centre was at Ur.
[J22]
According to another account, she gave birth to eight gods (Abu, Dazimus, Enshag, Nazi, Ninkasi, Ninsutu, Ninti and Nintur) to cure the eight ailments that Enki was afflicted with after he had eaten the plants produced by Uttu.
[R69
Also Akkadian-Babylonian.
[J22]


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