Sumerian Text Archive

Sumerians, one of the oldest known Mesopotamia cultures, had a large impact on the belief systems of the Assyrians and Babylonians. Therefore this creation story was believed to have passed on to them as well.

Cuneiform was the written language used by the Sumerians to document their information.

Sumerian 7 Tablets of Creation

The Sumerian King List translated from the cuneiform written tablet

The Babylonian and Sumerian Epic of Gilgamesh, the King of Uruk

The oldest worldwide flood or 'Great Deluge' legend from Sumerian texts