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Geshtu-(E) (also Geshtu, Gestu) is, in Sumerian and Akkadian mythology, a minor god of intelligence. In the Atra-harsis Epic[1] he was sacrificed by the great gods and his blood was used in the creation of mankind.

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  1. ^ Mark, Joshua. "The Atrahasis Epic: The Great Flood & the Meaning of Suffering".
  • Michael Jordan, Encyclopedia of Gods, Kyle Cathie Limited, 2002