My father lit candles for me; Like a torch the shamash shone.
These garments are given to shamash, to his consort Malkatu, and to Bunene.
They drew the heart out of his body and offered it to shamash.
His patron is shamash, the sun-god, and in popular tradition he becomes a member of the pantheon of the nether world.
This may have been due to the union of shamash with the place where Â was worshipped.
Your hair is too fine to shield you at all from the fierce rays of shamash.
The reference to the temple of shamash at Sippar reveals the situation.
shamash appears at the head of the inscription which bears the laws of Khammurabi, and here he stands as the symbol for justice.
Who transgresses the law of shamash, from him shamash will exact revenge.
The same is the case, however, with all the shamash hymns so far published.