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Hušbišag or Hushbishag is a Sumerian netherworld goddess. She is the wife of Namtar and mother of Hemdikug, a daughter.[1][2]


  1. ^ Dina Katz (April 2003). The image of the netherworld in the Sumerian sources. CDL Press. ISBN 978-1-883053-77-2. Retrieved 1 June 2012.
  2. ^ A. R. George (2003). The Babylonian Gilgamesh Epic: Introduction, Critical Edition and Cuneiform Texts. Oxford University Press. pp. 129–. ISBN 978-0-19-927841-1. Retrieved 1 June 2012.