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Gods of Kuta, Mesopotamia

An ancient bas-relief depicting the image of Nergal from Hatra in Iraq

29  Every nation created its own gods and placed them in the high-temples, built by the Samaritans – every nation in the places in which he lived. 30  Namely, the people of Babylon made Sukkot-Benot, the people of Kuta made Nergal, the people of Hamat, made Aszima, 31  Awwici made Nibchaz and Tartak, and the Sepharvites burned their …