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Mesopotamian Gods and Goddesses
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Ninhursag
Also known as Ki and Ninmah, she and An were the progenitors of most of the gods.

(home.earthlink.net/~duranki/ninhur.html) Ninhurzag: Also known as Ninmah, an ancient mother-goddess, acted as midwife at the creation of man.

Ninhursag (Encyclopedia Mythica)
Sumerian earth and mother goddess. Enki's consort. She is also called Nintu. She ensures fertile fields and when she cursed the world it became barren; hence the cycles of seasons.

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