Nergal, Nirgal, or Nirgali (Sumerian: dKIŠ.UNU or dGÌR-UNUG-GAL𒀭𒄊𒀕𒃲; Hebrew: נֵרְגַל, Modern: Nergal, Tiberian: Nērḡál; Aramaic: ܢܸܪܓܲܠ; Latin: Nirgal) was a deity who was worshipped throughout ancient Mesopotamia (Akkad, Assyria, and Babylonia) with the main seat of his worship at Cuthah represented by the mound of Tell-Ibrahim. He was also known as Meslamtaea, Erra and Irra.
|Abode||Kur or Irkalla|
|Symbol||lion, lion-headed mace|
|Parents||Enlil and Ninlil|
|Siblings||Nanna, Ninurta, Ninazu, Enbilulu, Pabilsag, Ishara (daughter of Enlil in Hurrian tradition)|
|Consort||Ereshkigal, originally Laz or Mami|
|Elamite equivalent||Simut, Lagamar|
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