A Babylonian underworld deity, the patron of medicine.
(Babylonian Kingu) God of the dawn whose symbol was the caduceus; in Akkadian myth, he was sacrificed so that his blood could be used to create mankind; in the Myth of Adapa, he guarded the gates of heaven besides Dumuzi
Lord of the Trusty Timber.
an underworld Babylonian deity; patron of medicine
Ningishzida is an underworld Mesopotamian deity. He is the patron of medicine, and may also be considered a God of nature, as his name in Sumerian means "lord of the good tree". In Sumerian mythology, he appears in Adapa's myth as one of the two guardians of Anu's celestial palace alongside Dumuzi.