page 59 of 348 of Myths from Mesopotamia: Creation, the Flood, Gilgamesh, and Others

Strong parallel between Enkidu with Adam and Eve. Enkidu is wild and lives at peace with the animals (is innocent) but when he becomes aware of his sexuality he is now in a sense “fallen” but also part of civilization, a civilization Gilgamesh has built (inherited).

I wonder what the three day journey between the hunter and Shamhat was like?