|Mesopotamia / Sumeria / Babylon / Akkadian / Iraq
|The goddess of the earth and creator of humans, fertility & productivity
|Ninhursag, the earth and mother-goddess, one of the seven great deities of Sumer. She is principally a fertility goddesses. Sumeria
|Mesopotamian / Sumerian / Babylonian - Akkadian
|Mother goddess. According to legend she pinched off fourteen pieces of primordial clay which she formed into womb deities, seven on the left and seven on the right with a brick between them, who produced the first seven pairs of human embryos. She is closely identified with the goddess Ninhursaga a and may have become Belet Ili (mistress of the gods) when, at Enki's suggestion, the gods slew one among themselves and used his blood and flesh, mixed with clay, to create mankind....
|Goddess of the womb Babylon