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Annäherungen an die Bedeutung und Funktion von šaḫūrū in altmesopotamischen Bauwerken

Schmitt, Aaron

In: Altorientalische Forschungen, 50 (2023), Nr. 1. pp. 83-106. ISSN 0232-8461 (Druck-Ausg.), 2196-6761 (Online-Ausg.)

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This paper discusses the written evidence for the word šaḫūru, which denotes a building or part of a building in Assyrian and Babylonian structures. A comparison of the textual evidence with the archaeological evidence from Aššur and Mari is used to consider the meaning and function of šaḫūru. Finally, it is discussed whether šaḫūru could have played a special role in the organization of festivals at the sites mentioned.

Document type: Article
Journal or Publication Title: Altorientalische Forschungen
Volume: 50
Number: 1
Publisher: De Gruyter
Place of Publication: Berlin
Edition: Zweitveröffentlichung
Date Deposited: 04 Aug 2023 13:29
Date: 2023
ISSN: 0232-8461 (Druck-Ausg.), 2196-6761 (Online-Ausg.)
Page Range: pp. 83-106
Faculties / Institutes: Philosophische Fakultät > Institut für Ur. -u. Frühgeschichte und Vorderasiast. Archäologie
DDC-classification: 930 History of ancient world
Uncontrolled Keywords: šaḫūru, building inscriptions, Mesopotamian temples, Aššur, Mari
Additional Information: Dieser Beitrag ist aufgrund einer (DFG-geförderten) Allianz bzw. Nationallizenz frei zugänglich. *** This publication is freely accessible due to an Alliance licence and a national licence (funded by the DFG, German Research Foundation) respectively.
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