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Ancient Mesopotamian religion
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Ningal ("Great Lady/Queen") was a goddess of reeds in the Sumerian mythology, daughter of Enki and Ningikurga and the consort of the moon god Nanna by whom she bore Utu the sun god, Inanna, and in some texts, Ishkur. She is chiefly recognised at Ur, and was probably first worshipped by cow-herders in the marsh lands of southern Mesopotamia.

The following Akkadian cuneiform signs were used in the spelling of the name:

References

  • Jordan, Michael (2002). Encyclopedia of Gods. Kyle Cathie. 


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