Mesopotamian Mythology

The Ancient Gods of Sumer and Babylon...


Akkadian Dawn Goddess

Also known as Aja, Ayya

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: Aja, Ayya

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: 7614

Copy this link to share with anyone:

Share this page on social media:

Link to this page:

HTML: To link to this page, just copy and paste the link below into your blog, web page or email.

BBCODE: To link to this page in a forum post or comment box, just copy and paste the link code below:

Cite this article

Here's the info you need to cite this page. Just copy the text in the box below.

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

References: Coming soon.

Permissions page

Oh woe. Javascript is switched off in your browser.
Some bits of this website may not work unless you switch it on.