Mesopotamian Mythology

The Ancient Gods of Sumer and Babylon...

AYA

Akkadian Dawn Goddess

Also known as Ayya, Aja

Picture of the Mesopotamian Dawn Goddess Aya from our Mesopotamian mythology image library. Illustration by Chas Saunders.

Goddess of the Dawn

Also Mrs Shamash. Being the wife of a Sun God, she glows with early-morning light and greets each new day with a smile.

“Come on Shamash, time to get up — here’s your cuppa. Waffles or cereal this morning?”

Aya Facts and Figures

Name: Aya
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Ayya, Aja

Gender: Female
Type: Goddess
Area or people: Sumer, Babylon
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: Dawn
Area of expertise: Dawn

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 846

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Article last revised on September 26, 2018 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

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