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Ekimmu

The ekimmu was in ancient Assyria, the evil Ghost of one who was denied entrance to the underworld and was doomed to wander the earth. Ekimmu means “that which is snatched away.” One became an ekimmu by dying a violent or unsavory death, such as by murder, in battle, drowning, or succumbing to exposure in the desert, which left the …

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