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Astikurka

Other Hittite Names:

Inventory No 3038
   
Geographical Type City
Determinative URU
   
   
Literature del Monte, G. - J. Tischler 1978: Die Orts- und Gewässernamen der hethitischen Texte (RGTC 6), Wiesbaden.
   
   
Administration
   
Cult
   
History
   
   
Ancient Textual Documentation CTH 562.2.B: KUB 40.106 Obv. 1
CTH 561: KUB 5.1 I 54, 59, IV 65
   
   
Net of Routes
   
Localization
(sure or highly probable)
It is near the Haharwa mountain lake. There is a prophecy in the text of KUB V.1 I 53-60. After his god has been completed in Nerik, the army Pikainarša comes to Pikainarša
Aštikurka and stays the night there. If he comes back from the Nerik, he comes to Ankuwa and fights with all of the Haharwa mountain. When he comes from the Haharwa mountain, he comes to a flat area and fights with Talmaliya.
   
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