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Marion Wadowski
by Elizaveta Gubanova
published on 07 November 2019
Lamashtu Download Full Size Image

In Mesopotamian Mythology, Lamashtu was a female demon or goddess who would imperil women during childbirth and even kidnap babies while breastfeeding. This is an artist's impression by Elizabeta Gubanova.

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APA Style

Gubanova, E. (2019, November 07). Lamashtu. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

Chicago Style

Gubanova, Elizaveta. "Lamashtu." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified November 07, 2019.

MLA Style

Gubanova, Elizaveta. "Lamashtu." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 07 Nov 2019. Web. 22 Jul 2024.