January 13th, 2008 by sabrina

Nammu is the Sumerian Goddess of the primordial sea, creator of all things. She gave birth to An (heaven) and Ki (earth), as well as Enki, the master shaper of the world. She instructed Enki on how to create man, and helped him to form them from clay. Her name is also seen as Namma, and epithets for her include “Mother of Everything“, “Mother who gave birth to Heaven and Earth“, and “Primordial Mother“.

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  1. Amanda said:

    Love this site! As a painter of myth and magic, this is a treasure trove of inspiration. X