Apsu was the waters underneath the dry land and Timat the salt sea.
The fragments of text show that Ea waged war against Apsu and Mummu.
He uttered a pure incantation and accomplished the downfall of Apsu and Mummu, who were taken captive.
She took no part in the first struggle of Apsu and Mummu against the gods, and only engaged in active hostilities to avenge Apsu.
In confirmation of this view, a syllabary identifies the Du-azagga with the Apsu.
The earth is pictured as a great structure placed over the Apsu and corresponding in dimension with it—at least in one direction.
She is more powerful and ferocious than Apsu, and lives longer.
It is into this ocean, forming part of the Apsu, that the sun dips at evening and through which it passes during the night.
The earth is regarded as a great structure, and placed as it is over the Apsu, its size is dependent upon the latter.
The nether world reaches down to the Apsu,—the 'deep' that flows underneath the earth.