Mesopotamian - A fire-breathing giant. Attendant on the storm-god Wer. This being, whose beard was like human entrails, guarded the cedars at the seat of the gods and was killed by Enkidu and Gilgamesh. Masks with protruding ears were attached to houses to ward off this demon. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Huwawa, Hubaba, Hubaba, Humba, Humba, Humbaba, Humbaba, Humba(ba), Humba(ba), Khumbaba or Khumbaba.

Nearby Myths