Everything was dark; there was neither sunlight nor moonlight. However, the earth was green and had water underground, but there was no vegetation.

The oldest known version of the story of the Ark of Noah comes from the ancient city of Nippur in Mesopotamia and dates back to around 2000 BCE


Who is Enki?

Enki was associated with water and was often depicted as a god of rivers, oceans, and underground springs.

In Mesopotamian cosmology, the Anunnaki were believed to have created humanoids to work as laborers to ease the burden of their own work.

In this narrative, the Anunnaki create humans to serve them and perform various laborious tasks.

Anshar and Kishar are two deities in the Babylonian creation myth known as the Enuma Elish.