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Ninsun

by Micha F. Lindemans
A minor Sumerian goddess noted for her wisdom, and whose house was in Erech (Uruk). She is the wife of the deified king Lugulbanda and mother of the great hero Gilgamesh. In the Gilgamesh epic she appears as a counselor of her son and interprets dreams. Her name means "queen of the wild cow".

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  • Also known as:
    Ninsuna
    Nin-sun

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