Six Months of Ritual Supervision By the Diviner See  Emar  446. (1.124)
(1,983 words)

Subject: Canonical Compositions from the Biblical World; Akkadian Canonical Compositions; Divine Focus; Rituals

Commentary

This tablet belongs to a separate type entirely from the previous two festivals. It is much smaller, especially relative to the material squeezed onto it, and is written in a cramped script with distinct sign forms. Instead of treating one ritual event, this text gathers diverse rites for unrelated cults, apparently united by involvement of the official who calls himself the diviner.

The tablet is divided into four columns. The first treats one mont…

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“Six Months of Ritual Supervision By the Diviner See  Emar  446. (1.124)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 23 July 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-436X_cos_aCOSB_1_124>



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