Tammuz is the God of rebirth, regeneration and vegetation. he was a patrol deity associated with food and sustenance. He represented abundance in the spring, and the waning of life in the Autumn. The passing of summer came to represent death to Mesopotamian, and many rituals were practiced in Tammuz’s name, grieving for his passing and calling for his return in the coming year.
Tammuz was part of the Gods of Mesopotamia are a race of super-humanly powerful humanoid beings who were once worshiped by several of the races and cultures from circa 19,000 BC.
History In Comics
Tammuz of the Anunnaki appear in Madame Xanadu #1 - Step Through the Doorway to Nightmare with Madame Xanadu, which was published in 1981 and written by Steve Englehart, art by Marshall Rogers.
He also appears in JLA Gatekeeper Volume 1, the Anunnaki are said to be rogue Oans. Each of the DC Comics Annual's for the year 2000 introduced a newly created international super-hero as part of their "Planet DC" theme. This issue introduces the Tunisian character Sala Nisaba.