- Mythical Number: #3812
- Culture: Middle Eastern
- Attribute: Aquatic
- Attribute: Humanoid
- Behaviour: Deadly
The name literally translates as ‘Fish Man’. Some say the Kulullu were a race of creatures, while others state that it was only one creature. Either way the Kulullu has the upper-half of a human and the lower-half of a fish. They were born from the goddess Tiamat and Ansu and led by Qingu in an epic battle against the sun god Marduk. There were ten creatures in all that fought in battle. Kulullu and the other ten monsters were defeated by the valiant Marduk.
Marduk was the king of the gods in Babylon belief. Marduk was associated with the sun god iconographically from the Assyrian period onwards as held up a sun disc and did his duty.
A modern day Satanic cult called The Temple of Black Light contains a ritual for sorcerers call upon the power of Tiamat to summon Kulullu and the other ten creatures in a sacrificial ritual of eleven black candles.
The female variant is called Kulitu.
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Did you find Kulullu interesting? If you are skilled in art, then why not draw a scary or actioned-packed drawing of the Deadly Kulullu and send it to this website. Creatures of the Arabic world have given rise to some amazing fantasy stories that have been brought to life in the modern world. One of the best renditions of Middle Eastern folklore is Walt Disney's Aladdin (1992) featuring Genies, Sorcerers and monsters. The Adventures of Sinbad (1996 - 1998) takes you through one of the greatest Arabic legendary tales filled with monsters. Arabian Nights (2000) is a fantasy adventure with magic and monsters from the famous literature 1001 Arabian Nights. Relive similar myths yourself in the popular Prince of Persia computer games.
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