CDLI Seals 006354 (physical) (P226719)

Administrative Cylinder seal excavated in Uncertain (mod. uncertain), dated to the Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC) period and now kept in British Museum, London, UK

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Museum Collection(s)

British Museum, London, UK

Museum Number

BM 102510

Period

Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

Provenience

uncertain (mod. uncertain)

Material(s)

Mineral > Calcite

Language(s)

Sumerian

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Seal

object seal
surface a
column 1
1. {d}i-bi2-{d}suen
 en: Ibbi-Suen,
2. dingir kalam-ma-na
 en: god of his land,
3. lugal kal-ga
 en: strong king,
4. lugal uri5{ki}-ma
 en: king of Ur,
5. lugal an-ub-da limmu2-ba
 en: king of the four quarters:
column 2
1. a-ha-am-ar-szi
 en: Aḫam-arši,
2. dub-sar
 en: scribe,
3. dumu ba-ba-ti
 en: son of Babati,
4. ARAD2-zu
 en: is your servant.

Consult previous versions and their differences
Consult sign list of Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
Consult word list of Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

  • Artifact type: Cylinder seal Artifact type comments:

    physical

  • Material: Mineral > Calcite
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  • Seal no.: S006354
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  • Artifact comments:

    physical


  • primary: WAS 2, 446

    [Collon1982WAS2] Collon, Dominique. 1982. Akkadian, Post Akkadian, Ur III Periods. Catalogue of the Western Asiatic Seals in the British Museum, II.

  • history: First Impressions, 118

    [Collon2005FirstImpressions] Collon, Dominique. 2005. First Impressions: Cylinder Seals in the Ancient Near East (2nd Edition). British Museum Press.

  • history: RIME 3/2, .01.05.007, ex. 01

    [Frayne1997RIME3/2] Frayne, Douglas R. 1997. Ur III Period (2112-2004 BC). Royal Inscriptions of Mesopotamia Early Periods, vol. 3/2. University of Toronto Press.

  • citation: Fs Owen p.143-158, p. 152-156

    [Such-Gutiérrez2010Königsinschriften] Such-Gutiérrez, Marcos. 2010. “Die Königsinschriften Des III. Jahrtausends Im British Museum. Ein Erster Bericht Und Fünf Neue Texte.” In Why Should Someone Who Know Something Conceal It? Cuneiform Studies in Honor of David I. Owen on His 70th Birthday, edited by Alexandra Kleinerman and Jack M. Sasson, 143–58. Bethesda: CDL Press.

  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: BM 102510
  • Accession No.: 1908-04-11, 0018

  • Period: Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
  • Dates Referenced: Ibbi-Suen.00.00.00
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  • Accounting Period: 0

Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2023-09-10 at 21:32:33 Rattenborg, Rune artifact Rattenborg, Rune Geomapping Landscapes of Writing Rattenborg, Rune approved View
2023-07-31 at 18:15:11 Firth, Richard atf Firth, Richard Firth, Richard approved View
2023-07-26 at 18:31:04 Firth, Richard artifact Firth, Richard Firth, Richard approved View
2020-02-12 at 17:03:20 Englund, Robert K. atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2019-09-08 at 10:00:21 Englund, Robert K. atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2018-08-23 at 08:56:50 Pagé-Perron, Émilie atf CDLI CDLI approved View
2017-01-29 at 10:49:25 Englund, Robert K. atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2017-01-21 at 10:18:12 Firth, Richard atf Firth, Richard CDLI approved View
2003-08-19 at 00:00:00 CDLI artifact Englund, Robert K.; Foxvog, Daniel A.; Frayne, Douglas R.; Johnson, J. Cale CDLI approved View

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Cite this Artifact
“CDLI Seals 006354 (Physical) Artifact Entry.” (2003) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). September 11, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P226719.
CDLI Seals 006354 (physical) artifact entry (No. P226719). (2023, September 11). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P226719 (Original work published 2003)
CDLI Seals 006354 (physical) artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P226719 (Accessed: February 29, 2024).
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