The Hittite gods constructed the earth and heaven upon the highly effective sleeping big Upelluri. But he didn’t notice, even when heaven and Earth have been separated with a copper knife.
Kumarbi’s messenger, Imbaluri, commanded the Issira deities to place Ullikummi, the enormous made from rock, on Upelluri’s proper shoulder. Ea, the sky god, questioned Upelluri in his seek for Ullikummi. Upelluri admitted that there was a small ache in his shoulder, though he couldn’t determine which god was inflicting it.
In his world-carrying facet, Upelluri might be seen as associated to, and presumably even the ancestor of, Atlas, who additionally carried the world on his shoulders.