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Hurrians / Religion
Sharruma
Other spellings: Sarruma



Hittite representation of Sharruma. Together with his father, Teshub or Tarhun, the dragon Illuyankas is killed. Museum of Anatolian Civilizations, Ankara, Turkey.
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God of Hurrian religion. He is the son of the weather god, Teshub, and his wife, Hebat. His name means "king of the mountains".
He is often represented as riding a tiger or panther, holding an axe.
The veneration of his would continue into Hittite religion, upholding the similar relation to his father.




By Tore Kjeilen