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