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The “Ritual Between the Pieces” (1.61)
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Subject: Canonical Compositions from the Biblical World; Hittite Canonical Compositions; Divine Focus; Rituals


This ritual is written on a Sammeltafel, which, judging by the use of double paragraph dividers, contains at least ten separate compositions. The final composition is a lustration ritual to performed in the event of military defeat. It has been dated to the Middle Hittite period. The tablet itself, however, was copied in the Empire period.

The “Ritual Between the Pieces” (1.61)

Subject: Isa 66:3–4a; Gen 15:7–18; Jer…

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Collins, Billie Jean, “The “Ritual Between the Pieces” (1.61)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 03 December 2021 <>

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