Also known as Lakhamu, Lahamu.
- Middle Eastern (culture)
- Celestial (attribute)
- Deadly (behaviour)
A titan of Mesopotamian mythology. He was born from Abzu and Tiamat. Lakhamu then had three children; Anu, Anunnake and Igigi who all rose up to kill their grandparents. This titan was later killed by the sun god, Marduk in an epic battle with her ten monstrous siblings. Lakhmu had a twin brother called Lahmu. A modern day Satanic cult called The Temple of Black Light contains a ritual for sorcerers call upon the power of Tiamat to summon Lakhmu and the other ten creatures in a sacrificial ritual of eleven black candles.
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