Ningishzida | They were here and might return | Scoop.it

Ningishzida in Sumerian folklore resides in the underworld.

 

His name in Sumerian is translated as "lord of the good tree".

 

In Mesopotamian tales, he appears in Adapa's legend as one of the two guardians of Anu's celestial palace, alongside Dumuzi.

 

He is sometimes depicted as a serpent with a human head...

 

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