Source record No.p. 19, fig. 13MediumPrint sketchImage date1992CreatorTessa RickardsSource notesBlack and Green, GDS, 19. [Fig. 13]. "13. Design of an Old Babylonian cylinder seal from Larsa, depicting the underworld god Nergal, holding his distinctive scimitar and the double lion-headed standard. The inscription is a dedication to Nergal by Abisarê, perhaps the king of Larsa of that name."
Source record No.p. 67, fig. 55MediumPrint sketchImage date1992CreatorTessa RickardsSource notesBlack and Green, GDS, 19. [Fig. 55].
Akkadian refers to a culture that emerged in Mesopotamia during the third millennium BCE. The belief system included many deities, most of whom were later diffused into Sumerian, Babylonian, and Assyrian culture.
Nergal has a dedicated entry page on AMGG with the name 'Nergal (god).' Included data from this source may provide the deity's background, function, divine genealogy, cult places, attested time periods, iconography, and more.
About the AMGG project
The Ancient Mesopotamian Gods and Goddesses (AMGG) project is an extension of the ORACC project by the University of Pennsylvania. It provides a list of the fifty most common deities in Mesopotamia. The tool is intended to be a useful starting point for researchers.
Brisch, Nicole, et al. AMGG: Ancient Mesopotamian Gods and Goddesses. ORACC and the UK Higher Education Academy, The University of Pennsylvania. http://oracc.museum.upenn.edu/amgg/index.html. Accessed June 7, 2020.
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