Sumerian: 𒍣𒅔𒋤𒁺 ZI.IN.SUD.DU A single fragmentary tablet excavated in Nippur tells of the gods An, Enlil, Enki and Ninhursanga. They create the Sumer (black-headed people) and ensure they create comfortable conditions for the animals to live and procreate. Then kingship descends from heaven, and the first cities are founded: Eridu, Bad-tibira, Larak, Sippar, and Shuruppak. In the next part after the missing piece of the tablet, the gods have […]