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Middle Hittite Period (ca. 1450–1350 BCE) (3.HI.A.1)
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Subject: Archival Documents from the Biblical World; Hittite Archival Documents; Letters


Maşat was a provincial center situated some 30 miles due east of Ḫattuša. The letters found there date to the Middle Hittite Period (ca. 1450–1350 bce). Their background is formed by the conflict between the Hittite rulers in Ḫattuša and the Kaška of northern Anatolia (COSB.3.13, note 1).

1. Middle Hittite Period (ca. 1450–1350 BCE)


^ back to text1. The “enemy” referred to anonymously in these letters found at Maşat is thought to have been the non-seden…

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Hoffner, Harry A., Jr., “Middle Hittite Period (ca. 1450–1350 BCE) (3.HI.A.1)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 04 December 2021 <>

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