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Lahar was the Sumerian cattle-god or goddess sent by Enlil and Enki from the sky down to earth in order to make abundant its cattle. He is the brother of Ashnan. Lahar, along with his sister, was created in the creation chamber of the gods so the Anunnaki might have food and clothes.[1]


  1. Samuel Noah Kramer (1964). The Sumerians: their history, culture and character. University of Chicago Press. pp. 220–. ISBN 978-0-226-45238-8. Retrieved 23 May 2011. 

Michael Jordan, Encyclopedia of Gods, Kyle Cathie Limited, 2002

Patricia Turner and Charles Russell Coulter, Dictionary of Ancient Deities, 2000