Goddess from er... Ur. Sister of ISHTAR.
She may have been chosen to stand in for DUMUZI at times so he could supervise his earthly brewing interests. No one could brew beer like he did. We feel bribery was involved here somewhere and there was a flourishing Underworld bootlegging racket in progress.
Article last updated on 21 January 2014
by the Godchecker Team.
Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.
Cite this article:
Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "GESHTINANNA: Goddess of Wine from Mesopotamian mythology." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 21 Jan. 2014. Web. 1 September 2014.