SIN-LEQQE-UNNINNI
   Babylonian master scribe and incantation priest in the Kassite period. In the Mesopotamian scribal tradition, he is reputed as the author of the Gilgamesh epic.

Historical Dictionary of Mesopotamia. . 2012.

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