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SHAMASH

Picture of the Mesopotamian Sun God SHAMASH from our Mesopotamian mythology image library. Illustration by Chas Saunders.

Mesopotamian Sun God

All-seeing Sun God of Upholding the Law

From his vantage point above the world he keeps everyone under surveillance and judges accordingly. You can run but you can’t hide — like a sacred spy satellite he drifts above all recording everything.

And don’t even think of telling a fib. He slices truth from lies with a blade.

SHAMASH FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : SHAMASH
Area or people : Babylon, Akkadian
Location : Mesopotamia
Gender : Male
Type : deity
In charge of : the Sun
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : None known
Popularity index : 5910

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Article last updated on 15 January 2014 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

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