Ashnan

July 7th, 2008 by sabrina

Ashnan is the Sumerian Goddess of grain. She and her brother Lahar, God of cattle, were created by Enlil to provide food for the Gods. One day they had too much to drink and could not serve as they should, so Enlil decided to create humans to serve the Gods instead. Ashnan was often shown with ears of corn sprouting from her shoulders.

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