Adad (Ishkur)

Sacred number: 6
 
Adad is the god of storms. He is usually shown carrying a lighting fork, symbolising his power over the storm forces of nature.

The Babylonian and Assyrian god Adad was known to the Sumerians as Ishkur, and is often shown with a lion-dragon or bull. Adad's wife was the goddess Shala.

 

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