God Tammuz or Dummuzi

On this ancient sumerian seal may be showing god Tammuz or Dumuzi as a prisoner in the hidden under world with his hands and legs bound together with an arrow pointing downward above his hands. The judged is standing in a caged which has similarities to the England's shield badge on the 1 penny piece, badge of The Houses of Parliament, The police force insignia and Bucking Ham palace shield. A figure in the background holding what looks like fish forks for catching fish or Hittite god symbol of war or storm of holding three lightnig bolts. All the figures seem to be wearing sheep outfits (sheeple) with wooly legs and hoofs. human wih sheep. A figure is holding snakes.


The name of Tammuz was carried by Tammuzh, a Tamil Pandyan king in the dravidian cultural realm of ancient south india who held his capital at Kuadam. The Pandyans had trading contacts with Ptolemaic Egypt and, through Egypt with Rome by the first century CE.
A number of pastoral poems and songs relate the love affair of Inanna and Dumuzid the shepherd a text recovered in 1963


In the Sumerian King List Dumuzi the Fisherman appears as "Dumuzi the Fisherman, whose city was Kua, reigned 100 years" the third king of the first dynasty of Uruk, reigning between Lugalbanda and Gilgamesh the son of Lugalbanda a situation not explained in extant texts. Nor is it explained why in other texts Dumuzi is always a shepherd not a fisherman. The king list does also lists a Dumuzid the Shepherd as the fifth of the kings who reigned in Eridu before the flood.
Dumuzi is a shepherd god who represents the harvest season but also became a god of the underworld.


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