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Lahmu is a god from Akkadian mytholgoy born alongside his twin sister, Lahamu. They were both born from Tiamta and Ansu. They had ten monstrous siblings that fought the sun god Marduk in an epic battle. Lahmu is known to protect the Abzu temple of Enki at Eridu. He is depicted as a bearded man with a red sash and 4 - 6 curls on his head.

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