Legendary Sumerian king. He is mentioned in the Sumerian King List as the third king of the First Dynasty of Uruk. There are no historical records to substantiate this claim, but Lugal banda, like his father Enmerkar, appears as the heroic king in a number of literary works written in Sumerian. On the other hand, he is also listed as a god in lexical lists and received a cult during the Old Babylonian period at Nippur and Uruk. In the Gilgamesh Epic he appears as the father of Gilgamesh and the husband of the goddess Ninsun.

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