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Mesopotamia / Religions / Gods and goddesses /
Sumer / Religion /
Dumuzi-Abzu


In Mesopotamian religion, Sumerian god and goddess of the city Kinirsha, near Lagash in the southeastern marshland region.
At Kinirsha Dumuzi-Abzu was a goddess for the power of fertility and new life in the marshes, while at Eridu a god considered son of Enki.
The use of "Dumuzi" involves a combination of divine forces, the relationship to Dumuzi, yet Dumuzi-Abzu was a separate god.





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