Mesopotamian Mythology

The Ancient Gods of Sumer and Babylon...

KISHAR

Sumerian Mother Goddess

Earth Mother Goddess of the Horizon

If you don’t know what that means, we suggest you lie on the ground and stare at the horizon. You will then either glimpse a stunning insight, or else fall asleep.

Kishar is the consort of her brother Anshar and signifies all manner of female submissive horizontal things. We can also reveal that she is the mother of Anu, although there were no birth certificates at the time.

Kishar Facts and Figures

Name: Kishar
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names:

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

In charge of: Motherhood
Area of expertise: Mother

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 231

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Article last revised on September 26, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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