CDLI Seals 001441 (physical) (P247683)

Administrative Cylinder seal excavated in Ur (mod. Tell Muqayyar), dated to the ED IIIb (ca. 2500-2340 BC) period and now kept in British Museum, London, UK

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Museum Collection(s)

British Museum, London, UK

Museum Number

BM 121544

Period

ED IIIb (ca. 2500-2340 BC)

Provenience

Ur (mod. Tell Muqayyar)

Material(s)

Metamorphic rock > Lapis lazuli

Language(s)

Sumerian

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Seal

  • Artifact type: Cylinder seal Artifact type comments:

    physical

  • Material: Metamorphic rock > Lapis lazuli
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  • Join Information:
  • Seal no.: S001441
  • Seal information:
  • Artifact comments:

    physical


  • primary: RIME 1, .13.03.03, ex. 01 (2007)

    [Frayne2008RIME1] Frayne, Douglas R. 2008. Royal Inscriptions of Mesopotamia Early Periods 1. University of Toronto Press.

  • history: Pittman Treasures from Royal Tombs of Ur (pp. 75-84), 78 Fig. 46b

    [Pittman1998UrTreasures] Pittman, Holly. 1998. “Cylinder Seals.” Edited by Richard L. Zettler. Treasures from Royal Tombs of Ur, 75–84.

  • history: WAS 1, 25c

    [Wiseman1962WAS1] Wiseman, Donald J. 1962. Uruk-Early Dynastic Periods. Catalogue of the Western Asiatic Seals in the British Museum 1.

  • history: UE 2, no. 016

    [Woolley1934UE2] Woolley, C. Leonard. 1934. The Royal Cemetery: A Report on the Predynastic and Sargonic Graves Excavated between 1926 and 1931. Ur Excavations, vol. 2.

  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: BM 121544
  • Accession No.: 1928.10.10, 0235

  • Provenience: Ur (mod. Tell Muqayyar)
  • Elevation:
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  • Excavation No: U 10939
  • Findspot Square:
  • Findspot Comments:

    grave PG 800

  • Period: ED IIIb (ca. 2500-2340 BC)
  • Dates Referenced: Mes-KALAM-du.00.00.00
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  • Accounting Period: 0

Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2024-02-29 at 19:30:47 Firth, Richard Artifact Firth, Richard Firth, Richard approved View
2023-12-01 at 19:32:20 Firth, Richard Artifact Firth, Richard Pagé-Perron, Émilie approved View
2023-10-05 at 17:40:23 Firth, Richard Artifact Firth, Richard Firth, Richard approved View
2023-09-04 at 09:08:50 Firth, Richard Artifact Firth, Richard Firth, Richard approved View
2023-06-28 at 23:15:35 Rattenborg, Rune Artifact Hafford, William B.; Rattenborg, Rune Geomapping Landscapes of Writing Rattenborg, Rune approved View
2023-01-19 at 10:11:27 Pagé-Perron, Émilie Artifact Földi, Zsombor J.; Jiménez, Enrique; Pagé-Perron, Émilie Electronic Babylonian Library Pagé-Perron, Émilie approved View
2013-10-31 at 10:51:30 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2013-09-03 at 17:02:38 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2011-07-03 at 13:12:55 Foxvog, Daniel A. Atf Foxvog, Daniel A. CDLI approved View
2008-10-09 at 16:05:24 Foxvog, Daniel A. Atf Foxvog, Daniel A. CDLI approved View
2007-02-12 at 22:49:58 Johnson, J. Cale Atf Johnson, J. Cale CDLI approved View
2006-10-12 at 12:38:22 CDLI Atf CDLI CDLI approved View
2004-08-04 at 00:00:00 CDLI Artifact Foxvog, Daniel A.; Guerra, Dylan; Johnson, J. Cale CDLI approved View

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Cite this Artifact
“CDLI Seals 001441 (Physical) Artifact Entry.” (2004) 2024. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). February 29, 2024. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P247683.
CDLI Seals 001441 (physical) artifact entry (No. P247683). (2024, February 29). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P247683 (Original work published 2004)
CDLI Seals 001441 (physical) artifact entry (2024) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P247683 (Accessed: April 18, 2024).
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	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P247683},
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