Ereshkigal shores of heaven Picture

Thousands of years before stories of knights saving princesses from dragons comes the story of a princess of heaven being taken by the dragon of the underworld. A few texts mention that though she was born in heaven she didn't get to grow up as a normal child. This means she was taken rather young.

This is a detail of an image from [link] a graphic adaptation of the Sumerian myths.
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