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Ningal

by Micha F. Lindemans
The 'great queen' of ancient Sumer, and consort of the moon-god Nanna. She is the mother of the sun-god Utu. In Ur, she and Sin were regarded as the parents of Shamash and Ishtar. The Phoenicians called her Nikkal.

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