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Morrigan is a godess of war in Irish mythology
(Naiad Woman by akdreamweaver)
Naiads are the hydriads of running freshwaters, like streams, rivers, creeks, etc. They originate in Greek mythology and appear in several old fairy tales.
"The essence of a naiad was bound to her spring, so if a naiad’s body of water dried, she died."
(Humbaba golem by Wen-M)
In Akkadian mythology Humbaba was a monstrous giant of immemorial age raised by Utu, the Sun. Humbaba was also the guardian of the Cedar Forest where the gods lived.
He is the one that Gilgamesh and Enkidu set out to find and kill in the Cedar Forest, in order to show how badass Gilgamesh is. Humbaba also makes appearances in various Final Fantasy games.