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queen of the underworld, inner sea, abzu, patroness

Ereskigal

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(Sumerian) Queen of the Underworld, a cthonic Goddess whose realm was the uttermost depths, below the Inner Sea of Abzu. She was recognized as Guardian and Patroness of the Dark City.

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Ereskigal - definition of Ereskigal by the Free Online Dictionary
E·resh·ki·gal ( -r sh k gäl, r sh-k g l). n. Mythology.