of the Lady Ninkharsag (mama in Accadian) in the guise
of the goddess of irrigation, found at Mari on the Upper Euphrates
in Syria on display in the Aleppo museum. Water was channelled
through her body and flowed from the bowl held by both hands
to create a magnificent fountain at the heart of the massive
Mari palace building complex. Originally dated to 1,800 BC,
recent knowledge and dating recalibration suggests a date before
With this Settlement will come prosperity; an enclosed
Reservoir a water trap should be established.
The good land is full of water; because of the water, food will
be plentiful - Ninkharsag: Kharsag Epic No.2.
Kharsag, translates to head (sag) enclosure (khar) and represents
the location of the Sumerian creation story, which suggests
a restart of civilisation around 8,750 BC, following global
catastrophe, at the Kharsag (Garden of Eden) site in Southern