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The 12th Planet Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 11, Mutiny of the Anunnaki Summary

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Chapter 11, Mutiny of the Anunnaki Summary and Analysis

Anu ruled the Nefilim planet. Enlil controlled the Earth. Enki is sometimes thought of as an ocean god or ruler of the underworld. Sitchin relates tales of Inanna going to the "underworld" for her husband, and Nergal visiting the underworld and falling in love with Ereshkigal. The underworld, Sitchin says, is a distant land over the sea where the gods had another settlement. Sitchin places this settlement in southern Africa and says Enki was in charge of the southern hemisphere, where he mined gold. Gibil, Enki's son, was god of smelting and assisted Enki.

Sitchin describes the bright, fertile lands of the mining region with an inland capital. He notes that pictographs for metals all included "mine shafts," a downward pointing arrow. Using a biblical story of Solomon, Sitchin describes a trade route traveling around the continent...

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