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Anunnaku

by Micha F. Lindemans
The Akkadian name for a group of gods of the underworld. They function as judges in the realm of the dead. Their counterparts are the Igigi (although in some texts the positions are reversed). The Annunaku show many similarities with the Sumerian Anunna. The Anunnaku are the offspring of Anu.

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  • Also known as:
    Anunaki
    Anunnaki

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