Mesopotamian Mythology

The Ancient Gods of Sumer and Babylon...


Sumerian Underworld Deities

Also known as Anunaki, Anunnaku

Babylonian team of Underworld Gods

They are mainly into darkness and death. The name means ‘They Who Came Down To Earth From The Heavens’, which seems appropriate enough for Gods.

Some people claim that Mesopotamian myth is a sign of Extraterrestrial Intervention and that the Anunnaki were really aliens meddling in human affairs. In which case the name should really be translated as ‘They Who Came Down To Earth From The Planet Zog’.

Anunnaki Facts and Figures

Name: Anunnaki
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Anunaki, Anunnaku

Gender: Male and female
Type: Deities
Area or people: Sumer
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: the Underworld
Area of expertise: Underworld

Good/Evil Rating: NEUTRAL, may not care
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Article last revised on September 26, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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