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Summary

Zippalanda was a Hattic administrative and religious center of the Old Hittite Kingdom

Class:

  • City
  • visible
  • Location ± 0-5 m.
(see also PELAGIOS)

Identifiers:

Nearby

Cadir Höyük-Çadīr Höyük

Stone circle

Şahmuratlı

Roman town.

Images

Surroundings (Panoramio)

Annotation

According to the archives of Hattusa, Zippalanda was an important place of worship of the god of the storm.

Maciej Popko suggests Alaca Hoyuk as Zippalanda.

See:

  1. Sharon R. Steadman et al., The 2009 and 2012 Seasons of Excavation at Çadır Höyük on the Anatolian North Central Plateau in: Anatolica 2013, vol. XXXIX, pp. 113–67 - https://www.academia.edu/4818591
  2. https://www.slideshare.net/rlg2/cadir-hoyuk-ancient-zippalanda
  3.  Maciej Popko: Zippalanda and Ankuwa 0nce more. in: Journal American Oriental Society. 120/3, 2000,pp. 445–448.
  4. Ronald L. Gorny Kuşakli Höyük in Sivas Province -  Ronald L. Gorny: Besprechung von Zippalanda: Ein Kultzentrum im hethitischen Kleinasien.in: Journal of the American Oriental Society. 117/3, 1997, S. 549–557
  5. Lisa Kealhofer at all., Patterns of Iron Age interaction in central Anatolia in: Anatolian Studies 2010, vol. 60 , pp. 71 − 92 - http://www.une.edu.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0017/23444/kealhofer-et-al-2010.pdf