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Foundation tablet from the Temple of Inanna at Uruk, dating to the reign of Ur-Nammu.

E-sara (Cuneiform: E2 SAR.A 𒂍𒊬𒀀 "House of the Universe"), was the temple dedicated to Inanna in Uruk by Ur-Nammu.

In the Enuma Elish, E-sara was created by Marduk at the end of Tablet IV, as he divided Tiamat into two halves, and created a "House of Heaven", for Anu, Bel, and Ea.

External links

  • The full surviving text of the Enûma Elish

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