God of the Week: Pazuzu

12/12/2011: Pazuzu

Pazuzu is a god from ancient Assyria and Babylon, son of Hanbi and king of the wind demons. And star of the Exorcist, of course (though mistaken as Satan by the priests in the movie). In 1968, a fibula carved into a Pazuzu idol was discovered in the Hebrew city of Megiddo.

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