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Anghammarad was a character in the novel Going Postal. He was a golem, almost nineteen thousand years old, having been baked by the priests of Upsa in the Third Ning of the year of the Shaving of the Goat. He was also given a voice unlike many golems. When Upsa was destroyed by the explosion of Mount Shiputu, he then spent two centuries under a mountain of pumice, before it eroded away. He then became a messenger for the Fisherman Kings of the holy Ult.

More recently, he delivered the decrees of King Het of Thut, until the land of Thut slid under the sea. He then spent nine thousand years in the deep ocean hearing the song of whales and watching the ships of the dead float past on the deep currents, before being netted by a fisherman. Upon his return to civilization, he continued to carry the message warning Het that the sea goddess was angry, and expected to be able to deliver it. Golems believe time is cyclical or doughnut-shaped (a ring doughnut not a jelly one) and Anghammarad believed that if he waited long enough, he'd be able to get the message delivered the second time around. As time passed he periodically had to transcribe the message or find a new container for it, but it was still bolted to his arm.

Moist von Lipwig employed him at the Ankh-Morpork Post Office in the honorary position of Extremely Senior Postman after he passed the initiation test of the other Postmen. During the test he had no trouble crushing the roller skate left on the sidewalk and vicious dogs and snapping letter boxes hold no problem for him. When the Post Office was set on fire by Mr Gryle the banshee his white-hot ceramic body was engulfed with cold water and the resulting explosion ended his existence. He subsequently asked Death to allow him to remain in The Desert, the entrance to the afterlife, equating an absence of tasks to perform with perfect freedom.

Miss Adora Belle Dearheart practically hero-worshipped him, and Postmaster Moist von Lipwig and the Postmen were in awe of his dedication to his task.