2334 BCE - 2218 BCE
c. 2000 BCE - 1600 BCEEreshkigal grows in popularity during the Old Babylonian Period.
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2334 BCE - 2218 BCE: Ereshkigal referenced in fragments from the period of the Mesopotamian empire of Akkad.
2029 BCE - 1982 BCE: Ereshkigal mentioned in the poem The Death of Ur-Nammu from the reign of Shulgi of Ur, Sumeria.
2000 BCE - 1600 BCE: Ereshkigal grows in popularity during the Old Babylonian Period.
1792 BCE - 1750 BCE: Ereshkigal's place in the Mesopotamian Pantheon solidifies during the reign of King Hammurabi of Babylon.
626 BCE - 539 BCE: Best known copy of The Marriage of Ereshkigal and Nergal written during the Neo-Babylonian Period of Mesopotamian history.