Lamashtu

Illustration

Marion Wadowski
by Elizaveta Gubanova
published on 07 November 2019
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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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Gubanova, E. (2019, November 07). Lamashtu. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/11435/lamashtu/

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Gubanova, Elizaveta. "Lamashtu." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified November 07, 2019. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/11435/lamashtu/.

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Gubanova, Elizaveta. "Lamashtu." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 07 Nov 2019. Web. 25 Oct 2021.