Abgal (god)

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Abgal (cognate with the sumerian ab.gal, related to the akkadian apkallu, "ferryman") is a pre-Islamic north Arabian god, known from the Palmyrian desert regions as a god of Bedouins and camel drivers.[1]


  1. ^ Jordan, Michael (July 1993). Encyclopedia of Gods: Over 2,500 Deities of the World. Facts on File. ISBN 978-0-8160-2909-9. 

Further reading[edit]

Javier Teixidor, The pantheon of Palmyra, Leiden: Brill, 1979, pp. 80-82