Tablets of Destiny

Mesopotamian - Tablets recording the fate of the living and the decrees of the god of the underworld. These tablets, made by Marduk's scribe, were said to confer great power on the holder. They were carried by Kingu leading the primal forces in their struggle with the gods and taken by Marduk when he killed Kingu. They were later stolen by Zu but recovered by Ninurta. Also referred to as Tablets of Destiny, Book of Destinies, Book of Destinies, Dup Shimati, Dup Shimati, Dupshimati, Dupshimati, Tupsimati or Tupsimati.

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