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Napir (Linear Elamite: Elamite cuneiform: 𒈾𒀊𒅕 Na-pi-ir) was the Elamite god of the moon.[1][2][3] The name was likely derived from the Elamite word nap or napir meaning "god".


  1. ^ Volkert Haas, Heidemarie Koch, Religionen des alten Orients: Hethiter und Iran, Göttingen 2011, p. 63
  2. ^ David Adams Leeming, Jealous Gods and Chosen People: The Mythology of the Middle East, page 42
  3. ^ Jeremy Black and Anthony Green, Gods, Demons and Symbols of Ancient Mesopotamia, page 75

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