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Çineköy (4.15)
(722 words)


In 1997 in a field near the village of Çineköy some 30km. south of Adana, a colossal limestone statue of the Storm-God with a basalt base in the form of his cart drawn by two bulls was discovered and taken to the Adana Museum. The base bears a bilingual inscription in Hieroglyphic Luwian and Phoenician: The Hieroglyphic text began on the block’s right side between the legs of the bull, continued across the back and left side between the legs of the other bull and on to the front betwee…

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Hawkins, J. D., “Çineköy (4.15)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 06 December 2021 <>
First published online: 2017

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