- (in Akkadian mythology) the god ruling, with Ereshkigal, the world of the dead.
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The cult of Nergal does not figure prominently during this period.
But Nergal, after all, represents only one phase of the sun-god.
The men of Cuthah, he adds (v. 30), made a statue of Nergal.
Gil, attendant of Nergal and Allatu, 588;god of foliage, 588.
They are not exclusively at the service of Nergal and Allatu.