ISHKUR
   Sumerian weather and storm god, the twin brother of Enki, son of Anu (or sometimes Enlil). His main cult center was Karkara, in southern Mesopotamia. He was also venerated as Adad.

Historical Dictionary of Mesopotamia. . 2012.

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