Mesopotamian - A name of Ninurta as rain-god. In some versions, Imdugud and Ninurta were originally the same deity who developed into two widely different beings. Imdugud (or Zu) once stole the Tablets of Destiny from Enlil but they were recovered by Ninurta. He is depicted as a storm-bird with the head of a lion. Also identified as Imdugud, Imgug, Imgug, Imgig, Zu, Ninurta, Ninurta, Enurta, Nimurta, Nin Ur, Ninurash, SharukHittite, Bel, Zamana, Sakut or Tispak.

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