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Christiansen, Birgit (2010): Seil und Schnur. B. Bei den Hethitern. In: Streck, M. P. (ed.) : Reallexikon der Assyriologie und Vorderasiatischen Archäologie. Vol. 12. Sonderdruck. Berlin – New York: De Gruyter. pp. 305-307
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Abstract

The article presents an overview of the Hittite terms for strings, cords and similar objects (e.g. (kuš.)ishima, (kuš)ishiman(a)- (= sum. KU, akk. eblu), (síg.)pittula-, (síg.)suil-, síg.istagga(i)-, hanzana-, (uzu.)kapina-) their production and their various uses, esp. in Hittite magic and ritual