Humbaba, the forest giants of ancient babylonians

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Humbaba, the forest giants of ancient babylonians

Post by admin » Mon Nov 11, 2019 9:38 pm

These carvings are of the humbaba, found in the ruins of ancient Mesopotamia. While the Epic of Gilgamesh
featured Endiku, a hairy wildman, it also featured the humbaba, a race of giants that inhabited the ancient cedars
of the Lebanon range. Modern interpreters had described the lines on the heads as intestines, however to me it seems
it might be more likely hair. If that is the case then these depictions start to look an awful lot like the carvings of the
native americans. While the physical descriptions were all over the place, none the less these are the carved depictions
of what they were said to look like. Some of the behavior described seems downright familiar as well, such as "screams are
like a flood and breath like fire", in other words the roar of one would terrify the bravest men. Other tales describe rock
throwing. They were guardians of the forest and could tear a man apart with their hands. Finally the hairy wild man Endiku
lived among them or rather... possibly was one of them.
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