Papsukkal

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Papsukkal is the messenger god in the Akkadian pantheon. He is identified in late Akkadian texts and is known chiefly from the Hellenistic period. His consort is Amasagnul, and he acts as both messenger and gatekeeper for the rest of the pantheon. A sanctuary, the E-akkil is identified from the Mesopotamian site of Mkish. He becomes syncretised from Ninshubur.

He is the regent of the 10th month in the Babylonian calendar.

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Michael Jordan, Encyclopedia of Gods, Kyle Cathie Limited, 2002

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