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Cult Inventories (3.HI.C.1)
(155 words)

Subject: Archival Documents from the Biblical World; Hittite Archival Documents; Accounts


Cult Inventories are administrative texts which were designed to keep records for royal use of the temples (both in Hattuša and in the provincial cities), their staff, the cult images found there, and the offerings and festivals held in fall and spring. They exist in several subsets. The first set, exemplified by KBo 2.1 ( CTH 509) and edited by Carter 1962, place their emphasis on the various cities where temples and other cult installations were found, deta…

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Hoffner, Harry A., Jr., “Cult Inventories (3.HI.C.1)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 04 December 2021 <>

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