Ereshkigal ou Ereshkidal est la déesse sumérienne et akkadienne d'Irkalla, les Enfers ou Monde d'En-bas. Invisible à la vue des humains, violente et ténébreuse, elle reçoit les oblations mortuaires données aux morts. Ereshkigal "Great Lady under the Earth" also known as Irkalla and Allatu, was the goddess of the land of the dead, the Underworld, in Mesopotamian mythology. Daughter of the chief god, Anu, and twin sister of Enki aka Ishtar, Ereshkigal is a dark and violent Sky Goddess who received mortuary offerings made to the dead.