There are many goddesses in the Babylonian pantheon. Gilgamesh is two-thirds divine, courtesy of his mother the goddess Ninsun. The goddess Aruru is commanded by the sky god Anu to create an equal for Gilgamesh. “The goddess Aruru, she washed her hands, Took a pinch of clay, threw it down in the wild. In the wild she created Enkidu, the hero………….” The Epic of Gilgamesh translated by Andrew George 1999 P.5 Porcelain with oxides applied and fired to 1260C This piece is made to hang against a wall.
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