Two Kissu Festivals See Emar 385 and 387. (1.126)
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Subject: Canonical Compositions from the Biblical World; Akkadian Canonical Compositions; Divine Focus; Rituals

Commentary

The most often copied ritual texts from the diviner’s collection are also among the most mysterious. Emar’s kissu festivals serve a cluster of deities at the nearby village of Šatappi, though the language and procedure share the common stock of the larger center, especially of the installations for the storm god’s high priestess and for the mašʾartu. The festivals are found in several combinatio…

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“Two Kissu Festivals See Emar 385 and 387. (1.126)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 26 March 2017



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