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Gilgamesh wept over the death of his friend Enkidu He thought that he was also goingto die like his brother So he went to see Utnapishtim who has everlasting life So he wentout looking for it and came to a great mountain named Mashu At the front of the moutainstood two men-scorpion they saw courage and strength in Gilgamesh and let him throughthe moutains They told him that in the valley of the moutain was completely dark andthat lasts for twelve leagues Gilgamesh then proceeded and at the end of the elevenleagues the light began to shine through He then entered the garden of the gods There hemet Siduri and she told him that he needs to go to Urshanabi the ferryman Urshanabi thentook him to Utnapishtim Gilgamesh then asked Utnapishtim about life and death He toldGilgamesh about how he got everlasting life Utnapishtim gave Gilgamesh a test and it was to not sleep for six days and sevennights Then Gilgamesh fell asleep then Utnapshtims wife baked a loaf of bread for everyday that Gilgamesh was asleep When Gilgamesh woke he found that he slept for sevendays Utnapishtim told Ursanabi to take Gilgamesh to the water and clean his body andhair and give him new clothes that would look new for his return to Uruk Urshanabi tookGilgamesh home but before they left Utnapishtim told Gilgamesh that there is a plant inthe sea that will give your youth back So Gilgamesh went under the sea and got it On theway back they stopped for rest and Gilgamesh went for a bath and a serpent took theplant They then returned to Uruk and wrote a story of the trip on a rock Gilgamesh returned home safely and died It was his destiny was to be a great king Hisdestiny was not to achieve everlasting life
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