Today, there are many different kinds of aromatic substances used for incense. What kind of incense was used by the ancient Sumerians?
Sumerian word for incense is na-IZI (qutrēnu = incense) is to be read na-de3.
According to the book Kitchen Witchery: A Compendium of Oils, Unguents, Incense, Tinctures. By Marilyn F. Daniel (Pg- #53) and enenuru.proboards, it's consists of:
This incense was burned during magical rites, or when attuning with deities such as Inanna, Enlil, Marduk, or Tiamat.
For Shamash, sun god, incense offerings consisted of pure cedar (resin or shavings).
According to ordosacerdotalvstempli, Incense burner and with Charcoal, Frankincense was used as Base and Jasmine Perfume was added.