CDLI Seals 006346 (physical) (P226975)

Administrative Cylinder seal excavated in Nippur (mod. Nuffar), dated to the Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC) period and now kept in Louvre Museum, Paris, France

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Museum Collection(s)

Louvre Museum, Paris, France

Museum Number

AO 22312

Period

Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

Provenience

Nippur (mod. Nuffar)

Material(s)

Mineral > Agate

Language(s)

Sumerian

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Seal

object cylinder seal
surface a
column 1
1. {d}nusku
 en: To Nusku,
2. sukkal-mah
 en: the chief minister
3. {d}en-lil2-la2
 en: of Enlil,
4. lugal-a-ni
 en: his master,
5. nam-ti
 en: for the life
6. {d}szul-gi
 en: of Šulgi,
7. nita kal-ga
 en: the mighty man,
8. lugal uri5{ki}-ma
 en: king of Ur
9. lugal ki-en-gi ki-uri-ka-sze3
 en: and King of Sumer and Akkad,
column 2
1. ur-{d}nanibgal2
 en: Ur-Nanibgal,
2. ensi2
 en: the governor
3. nibru{ki}
 en: of Nippur,
4. dumu lugal-engar-du10
 en: son of Lugal-engardug,
5. ensi2
 en: governor
6. nibru{ki}-ka-ke4
 en: of Nippur,
7. a mu-na-ru
 en: dedicated (this) to him.

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 > Agate
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  • Seal no.: S006346
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  • Artifact comments:

    physical


  • primary: RIME 3/2, .01.02.x2023, 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.

  • history: Collection de Clercq 1, pl. 10, no. 86

    [deClercq1888] Clercq, Louis de, and Joachim Menant. 1888. Cylindres Orientaux. Collection de Clercq : Catalogue Méthodique et Raisonné, vol. 1. Paris: Ernest Leroux.

  • history: Frankfort Cyl. Seals, pl. 25j

    [Frankfort1939CylSeals] Frankfort, Henri. 1939. Cylinder Seals: A Documentary Essay on the Art and Religion of the Ancient Near East. Macmillan.

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  • Museum No.: AO 22312
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  • Provenience: Nippur (mod. Nuffar)
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Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2015-10-24 at 13:17:09 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2013-07-19 at 17:05:31 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2012-09-25 at 16:33:03 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2012-09-21 at 10:09:18 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2011-07-22 at 14:43:11 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2006-10-12 at 12:35:50 CDLI Atf CDLI 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 006346 (Physical) Artifact Entry.” 2003. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). August 19, 2003. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P226975.
CDLI Seals 006346 (physical) artifact entry (No. P226975). (2003, August 19). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P226975
CDLI Seals 006346 (physical) artifact entry (2003) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P226975 (Accessed: June 23, 2024).
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	year = {2003},
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	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P226975},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P226975},
}

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