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Title: Les rôles du métallurgiste dans les cérémonies religieuses de l'Anatolie hittite
Author(s): MOUTON, Alice
Volume: 38 Date: 2012
This paper is an inquiry on the cultic and ritual functions of the metallurgist in the Hittite religious ceremonies. Three main cultural areas are considered: the Kizzuwatna (Southern Anatolia), the Hattian heartland and the Luwian realm (Western Anatolia). In Kizzuwatna, the metallurgists create a new divine body for the deity whereas in the Hattian area, they are sometimes engaged in a contest.