Hadda of Ḫalab and his temple in the Ebla period

  title={Hadda of Ḫalab and his temple in the Ebla period},
  author={Alfonso Archi},
  pages={3 - 17}
During the twenty-fourth century BC, Aleppo, centre of cult of the weather god Hadda, was administered by an overseer under the control of Ebla, whose major god was Kura. Although Hadda had a temple in Mari, the region of the Middle Euphrates was dominated by the cult of Dagan, while ʾAdabal was the god of the Orontes valley. The king and his family played a regular role in the rites of Hadda at Aleppo. Twice a year, a renewal rite required the replacement of his mace and pair of bull's horns… 
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  • History
    Asia Anteriore Antica. Journal of Ancient Near Eastern Cultures
  • 2022
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Quelques réflexions sur l’archéologie homérique et les données épigraphiques éblaïtes
The purpose of this article is to compare the data concerning metalworking and architectural decoration from the Ebla texts and Homeric poems.


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The Head of Kura—The Head of ʾAdabal*
  • A. Archi
  • History
    Journal of Near Eastern Studies
  • 2005
E very year Kura, the god of the city of Ebla, 1 received a delivery of “one mina of silver (470 g) for (his) silver head,” 1 ma-na babbar: kù sag babbar: kù d Ku-ra. This listing opens all the
Inscriptions from Abu Salabikh, 1975
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Studies in the Pantheon of Ebla
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Der Wettergott von Ḫalab in Ugarit (KTU 4.728)
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