TA 1931 670a (P227494)

Administrative sealing excavated in Ešnunna (mod. Tell Asmar), dated to the Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC) period and now kept in National Museum of Iraq, Baghdad, Iraq

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Museum Collection(s)

National Museum of Iraq, Baghdad, Iraq

Museum Number

IM —

Period

Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

Provenience

Ešnunna (mod. Tell Asmar)

Artifact Type

Sealing

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Administrative

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

-

Has seal impression(s)

object sealing
surface a
  blank space
  seal impression
seal 1
column 1
1. {d}tiszpak
2. [_lugal_] da-num2
3. [_lugal_] ma-at [wa]-ri-im
4. _lugal_
5. [ki-ib]-ra-tim
6. ar-ba-im
7. {d}szu-i3-li2-a
8. _ugula?_-szu
column 2
1. na-ra-am#
2. {d}be-la-at#-te#-ra-ba-an
3. {d}be-la-at-[szuk-nir]
4. {d}iszkur#
5. u3 {d}[...]
6. i-szi#?-[...]
7. mu-usz-te-[mi-qum]
column 3
  (between figures in seal scene)
1. i3-dub
2. dam {d}tiszpak?

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: Sealing
  • Material: Clay
  • Measurements (mm):
  • Weight:
  • Artifact Preservation:
  • Condition Description:
  • Join Information:
  • Seal no.:
  • Seal information:
  • Artifact comments:


  • primary: RIME 3/2, .03.01.001, ex. 02

    [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: OIP 72, pl. 66:705

    [Frankfort1955OIP72] Frankfort, Henri, and Thorkild Jacobsen. 1955. Stratified Cylinder Seals from the Diyala Region. Oriental Institute Press 72. University of Chicago Press.

    given as TA 1931 670, rather than 670a


  • history: OIP 43, 143 TA 1931 670, Fig. 100

    [Jacobsen1940OIP43] Frankfort, Henri, Seton Lloyd, and Thorkild Jacobsen. 1940. The Gimilsin Temple and the Palace of the Rulers at Tell Asmar. Oriental Institute Publications. University of Chicago.

  • history: Reichel diss., 279 Seal legend no. 6

    [Reichel2001diss] Reichel, Clemens. 2001. “Political Changes and Cultural Continuity at the Palace of the Rulers of in Eshnunna (Tell Asmar) from the Ur III Period to the Isin-Larsa Period (ca. 2070–1850 B.C).” Phdthesis.

    given as TA 1931 670a


  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: IM —
  • Accession No.:

  • Provenience: Ešnunna (mod. Tell Asmar)
  • Elevation: check
  • Stratigraphic Level: Shuiliya
  • Excavation No: TA 1931 0670a
  • Findspot Square: L32:2 (below)
  • Findspot Comments:

    Palace of the Rulers

  • Period: Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
  • Dates Referenced: Šū-ilīia.00.00.00
  • Alternative Years:
  • Date Comments:
  • Accounting Period: 0

Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2023-11-03 at 09:13:54 Firth, Richard Artifact Firth, Richard Firth, Richard approved View
2023-11-02 at 19:23:13 Firth, Richard Artifact Firth, Richard Firth, Richard approved View
2023-11-02 at 19:02:56 Firth, Richard Artifact Firth, Richard Firth, Richard approved View
2023-10-24 at 13:47:23 Firth, Richard Atf Firth, Richard Firth, Richard approved View
2023-10-21 at 15:34:35 Firth, Richard Artifact Firth, Richard Firth, Richard approved View
2016-10-16 at 19:24:07 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2016-10-16 at 19:23:47 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2013-06-07 at 13:25:50 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 14:43:35 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2006-10-12 at 12:36:02 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

Consult this artifact as presented on the website of collections and projects:

This artifact is impressed by the following seal(s):

Seal Provenience Period Date
CDLI Seals 005733 (composite) (P458443) Ešnunna (mod. Tell Asmar) Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC) Šū-ilīia.00.00.00

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Cite this Artifact
“TA 1931 670a Artifact Entry.” (2003) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). November 3, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P227494.
TA 1931 670a artifact entry (No. P227494). (2023, November 3). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P227494 (Original work published 2003)
TA 1931 670a artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P227494 (Accessed: July 15, 2024).
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	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P227494},
}

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