daughter of Nammu the Primeval Sea and Na, the Skygod, sister of Enki/Ea. Goddess of the Underworld, older sister of Inanna/ishtar, later known as the wife of Nergal.
Mesopotamian chthonic deity. "Lady of the Great Place". Sister of Inanna (Ishtar), mother of Namtar, an evil demon.
goddess of death and consort of Nergal
Sumerian and Babylonian death goddess.
In Mesopotamian mythology, Ereshkigal (DEREÅ .KI.GAL, lit. "great lady under earth") was the goddess of Irkalla, the land of the dead or underworld. Sometimes her name is given as Irkalla, similar to way the name Hades was used in Greek mythology for both the underworld and its ruler.