Alulim

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Alulim was the first king of Eridu and the first king of Sumer according to the Sumerian king list, making him the first king in the world. Enki, the god of Eridu, or his mortal son Adapa, are said to have brought civilization to Sumer.

"After the kingship descended from heaven, the kingship was in Eridug (Eridu). In Eridug, Alulim became king; he ruled for 28800 years."

See also


Unknown
first recorded king
King of Sumer
before ca. 2900 BC or legendary
Succeeded by
Alalngar
Unknown Ensi of Eridu
before ca. 2900 BC or legendary