Nergal - God of the netherworld. - Hurrian God. Nergal Nirgal Nirgali is the God of the netherworld.
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Nergal - God of the netherworld. - Hurrian God

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Nergal - God of the netherworld.

Nergal (Nirgal, Nirgali) is the God of the netherworld. He is a god of war and pestilence, and represents the sun of noontime and of the summer solstice that brings destruction. He is depicted as a lion, or as a mace surmounted by the head of a lion. His chief temple was at Cuthah represented by the mound of Tell-Ibrahim.

--~Attributes and Correspondences~--

Area of Influence:
Underworld, War, Pestilence, Noon, Summer Solstice

Hurrian

Underworld

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Red

Allatu, Ereshkigal

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Mars

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Lions, Mace

Noon, Summer Solstice

Hurrian - Gods and Goddesses

NameTitleType

Hebat

Sun goddess.

Goddess

Nergal

God of the netherworld.

God

Shaushka

Goddess of fertility.

Goddess

Teshub

God of the sky, weather and storms.

God

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