Portable Altars

Authors

  • Laura Battini

Keywords:

portable altars

Abstract

In a recent book on ancient rituals (Abusch and Schwemer 2016), some passages concern ‘portable altars’. For example :
‘you sweep the g(round), you sprinkle pure water, you SET UP TWO PORTABLE ALTARS (before Sîn and Shamash)’  (Abusch and Schwemer 2016: 291, text 8.36, l.4)

References

Abusch, T. and Schwemer, D. 2016. Corpus of Mesopotamian Anti-Witchcraft Rituals, Ancient Magic and Divination 8/2. Leiden and Boston: Brill.

Battini, L. 2017. L’épiphanie divine en Mésopotamie a travers les terres cuites. Akkadica 138: 69-106.

Published

27/10/2017

How to Cite

Battini, L. (2017). Portable Altars. Ash-Sharq: Bulletin of the Ancient Near East – Archaeological, Historical and Societal Studies, 1(2), 293. Retrieved from https://archaeopresspublishing.com/ojs/index.php/ash-sharq/article/view/775

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