Sumerian King List

Antediluvian rulers

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“After the kingship descended from heaven, the kingship was in Eridug.”

RulerYears ReignedAdditional Information
Alulim28,800 yearsFirst king of Eridu; established kingship.
Alalngar36,000 yearsSecond king of Eridu.
“Then Eridug fell and the kingship was taken to Bad-tibira.”
En-men-lu-ana43,200 yearsFirst king of Bad-tibira.
En-men-gal-ana28,800 yearsSecond king of Bad-tibira.
Dumuzid (the Shepherd)36,000 yearsThird king of Bad-tibira; associated with the god Dumuzi. Dumuzid was deified and was the object of later devotional depictions, as the husband of goddess Inanna
“Then Bad-tibira fell and the kingship was taken to Larag.”
Ensipadzidana28,800 yearsKing of Larak.
“Then Larag fell and the kingship was taken to Zimbir.”
Enmenduranna21,000 yearsKing of Sippar; associated with the myth of Enoch.
“Then Zimbir fell and the kingship was taken to Shuruppag.”
Ubara-Tutu18,600 yearsKing of Shuruppak; father of Ziusudra (the Sumerian Noah). father of Utnapishtim in Epic of Gilgamesh
Total249,200 years

“Then the flood swept over.”



Alulim’s name was written in cuneiform as A2-lu-lim or A-lu-lim and can be translated from Sumerian as either “horn of the red deer” or “seed of the red deer” depending on the variable first sign.

People in ancient India looked at the group of stars we call Orion and called it “Mriga,” the deer.

Rangifer was a small constellation between the constellations of Cassiopeia and Camelopardalis. It was also known as Tarandus. Both words mean “reindeer” in Latin.


These symbols look like spaceships
Engraved Relief of the Tomb of Pacal
Regulus star is also known as Basiliskos, Cor Leonis (Lion's Heart), Qalb al-Asad and Rex.

77.63 light years


This is in line with the story of the Anunnaki: a race without a planet, searching planets with valuable substances.



Dumuzid, the Shepherd 

“Then Bad-tibira fell and the kingship was taken to Larag.”



“Then Larag fell and the kingship was taken to Zimbir.”



“Then Zimbir fell and the kingship was taken to Shuruppag.”



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