Ereshkigal
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Given Name ERESHKIGAL
GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: ay-RESH-kee-gahl (English), er-esh-KIG-əl (English)   [details]
Meaning & History
Means "lady of the great earth" in Sumerian. In Sumerian and Babylonian mythology she was the violent goddess of death and the underworld.
Categories
death deities, earth, goddesses, mythology, underworld deities