Ereshkigal

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Ereshkigal

goddess of death; consort of Nergal. [Sumerian and Akkadian Myth.: Parrinder, 93]
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Ereshkigal

queen of underworld; Persephone equivalent. [Sumerian Myth.: Benét, 319–320]
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