Lord of the rings didn't invent Golem

WHAT IS THE ORIGIN OF GOLEM?

Golem “a figure constructed in the form of a human and endowed with life” is a borrowing by way of Yiddish goylem from Hebrew gōlem “embryo, larva, cocoon.” This Hebrew noun is a derivative of the verb l’galēm “to embody,” from the Semitic root glm “to cut, separate.” In Jewish folklore, a golem is a humanlike being created from raw material such as clay and brought to life to perform a specific duty or task. Golem was first recorded in English in the late 1890s.
Golem…I…I mean Garnet

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@Garnet MIND BLOWN! That is so cool! Thank you for sharing. I’ve always enjoyed watching the Trilogy and Golem was a favorite character of mine. Here’s another rabbit hole for me to go down :smile:

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