THE RITUAL FOR OPENING A CANAL FROM NINEVEH

Beatrice Baragli, Uri Gabbay

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Abstract

The article presents a philological edition of K.2727+K.6213, a fragmentary tablet from Nineveh that deals with a ritual for opening a canal. The paper discusses other references to this ritual, i.e. parallel sources for this type of ritual, the materials used, the gods addressed, and the specialists who performed the ritual actions.

Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)73-84
Number of pages12
JournalIraq
Volume85
DOIs
StatePublished - 20 Dec 2023

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