The main aim of this paper is to highlight some palaeographic peculiarities of the KIN symbolic oracle: the abundant use of abbreviations for recording an oracle on one hand, and the organization of the clay tablet layout in defined spaces on the other. These features can show and explain how the oracle was written down and could be useful for understanding other types of clay tablets.

Abbreviations, Lines, and Clay Tablets: How to write a KIN Oracle, How to Manage the Space

Warbinek
2019

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The main aim of this paper is to highlight some palaeographic peculiarities of the KIN symbolic oracle: the abundant use of abbreviations for recording an oracle on one hand, and the organization of the clay tablet layout in defined spaces on the other. These features can show and explain how the oracle was written down and could be useful for understanding other types of clay tablets.
Hittite Oracles, Clay tablets, Line, Space, Abbreviations, Layout
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