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Ninmah


Ninmah, Mesopotamian (Sumerian and Babylonian-Akkadian) was a Mother Goddess, probably an early syncretization of Ninhursaga. In creation legend she was depicted as a midwife while the mother goddess Nammu made different kinds on human individuals from lumps of clay at a feast given by Enki to celebrate the creation of humankind. She also is regarded as being the mother of the goddess Uttu by Enki. A.G.H.


Source:

Jordan, Michael, Encyclopedia of Gods, New York, Facts On File, Inc. 1993, p. 185

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