Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Pazuzu (New skull )


In Assyrian and Babylonian mythology, Pazuzu (sometimes Fazuzu or Pazuza) was the king of the demons of the wind, and son of the god Hanbi. He also represented the southwestern wind, the bearer of storms and drought.Pazuzu is the demon of the southwest wind known for bringing famine during dry seasons, and locusts during rainy seasons.Although Pazuzu is, himself, an evil spirit, he drives away other evil spirits, thus protecting humans against plagues and misfortunes.