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Ninhursag

In Sumerian mythology, Ninhursag was the earth and mother-goddess. It appears the offspring of Nammu were originally An (the heavens or sky,) and Ki, (the Earth).

Her union with Enki produced Ninsar[?], goddess of the pasture(?).

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