- Benevolent Assyrian god who protects against evil DEMONs. Lahmu means “hairy,” a description of the god’s long hair and beard. Statues of Lahmu were placed in house and building foundations to ward off evil.
Encyclopedia of Demons and Demonology. Rosemary Ellen Guiley. 2009.
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