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Other Hittite Names:

Inventory No 3107
Geographical Type City Land
Determinative URU KUR.URU
Literature Astour, M. 1963: JNES 22: 231.

del Monte G. F.- J. Tischer, 1978: Die Orts und Gewässernamen der Hethitischen Texte, RGTC

Forrer E., 1926: “Gargamis und Astata”, Forschungen 2/1 : 41-59.

Goetze, A., 1957: “On the Chronology of the Second Millennium B.C.”, JCS 11: 53-61, 63-73.

Klengel, H., 1965: Geschichte Syriens I, Berlin.

Klengel H.,1970 Geschichte Syriens im 2. Jahrtausend v.u.Z. Teil 3: Historische Geographie und allgemeine Darstellung, (Institut für Orientforschung, Veröffentlichung 40) Berlin.

History Šuppiluliuma mentiones that he has leaved the administration of Karkamıš and the cities bounded to Karkamıš to his son Piyašli, in the agreement with Matiwaza, king of Mitanni.These cities includes Murmurika. (KBo 1.1 rev. 16ff)
Ancient Textual Documentation CTH 40: KBo 5.6 II 8, 11, 18, 24
KUB 26.85 II 5’,16’
KBo 14.10, 6’
CTH 51: KBo 1.1 rev. 17’
Net of Routes
(sure or highly probable)
Murmurika must be searched in the area which was under the control of Kargamıš, or nearby the area.
Other Localization Proposals Forrer equalized Murmurika with Tall at-Tedējēn (1926: 44), Goetze localized it in the south of Karkamıš (1953: 60), Klengel has pointed out that it must be searched in south of Sağūr (1965: 49; 1970: 51f). It must be searched in the west ofKarkamıš , nearby the Euphrates. (del Monte – Tischler 1978: 276).
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