Sumerian Agriculture God
Also known as Dumuzi-Abzu, Dumuzi-Amaushumgalana
Vegetarian God of Fertility, Growth and Decay
In other words, he looks after crops and regulates the seasons.
An important and popular God, Dumuzi was swamped with worshipers. Particularly in the swamps, where he was known as Dumuzi-Abzu the Lord of the Marsh. He was also known as Dumuzi-Amaushumgalana when it came to looking after orchards and date palms.
Dumuzi is more-or-less the Sumerian equivalent of Tammuz, complete with descent into Underworld scenario and rescue by his wife Inanna. See their entries for more info.
Dumuzi Facts and Figures
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Dumuzi-Abzu, Dumuzi-Amaushumgalana
Area or people: Sumer
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present
In charge of: Agriculture and Farming
Area of expertise: Agriculture, Farming
Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 4279
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Article last revised on November 21, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.