Mesopotamian - A dragon. He abducted Ereshkigal and became ruler of the underworld with her. He was killed by Enki and Ninurta but his body had held back the primaeval waters and now a flood threatened. The situation was saved when Ninurta built a wall to hold the waters back. In some versions, Kur is the underworld. On occassion, identified as Kur, Kur-nu-gi-a, Kur-nu-gi-a, Gur-nu-gi-a, Kurnugi, Magan, Makan, Mahan, Akkadian Cutha, Ukur or Ukur.

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