CDLI Seals 001443 (physical) (P247689)

Administrative Cylinder seal excavated in Ur (mod. Tell Muqayyar), dated to the ED IIIb (ca. 2500-2340 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 004294

Period

ED IIIb (ca. 2500-2340 BC)

Provenience

Ur (mod. Tell Muqayyar)

Material(s)

Metamorphic rock > Lapis lazuli

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

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Seal

object seal
surface a
1. gan-kun-sig
 en: Gan-kunsig,
2. erisz-dingir
 en: the ereš-dingir priestess
3. {d}pa-bil3-sag
 en: of the god Pabilsag.

Consult previous versions and their differences
Consult sign list of ED IIIb (ca. 2500-2340 BC)
Consult word list of ED IIIb (ca. 2500-2340 BC)

  • Artifact type: Cylinder seal Artifact type comments:

    physical

  • Material: Metamorphic rock > Lapis lazuli
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  • Join Information:
  • Seal no.: S001443
  • Seal information:
  • Artifact comments:

    physical


  • primary: RIME 1, .13.02.1001, ex. 01 (2007)

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

  • history: First Impressions, 93

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

  • history: Frankfort Cyl. Seals, pl. 15f

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

  • history: UE 2, no. 098

    [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.

  • citation: Iraq 22, (pp. 69-89), 71 no. 04

    [SollbergerIraq22FsWoolley] Sollberger, Edmond. 1960. “Notes on the Early Inscriptions from Ur and El-’Obēd.” Iraq 22: Ur in Retrospect. In Memory of Sir C. Leonard Woolley.

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  • Museum No.: IM 004294
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  • Provenience: Ur (mod. Tell Muqayyar)
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  • Excavation No: U 09315
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Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2024-02-29 at 19:30:47 Firth, Richard Artifact Firth, Richard Firth, Richard approved View
2023-06-28 at 23:15:35 Rattenborg, Rune Artifact Hafford, William B.; Rattenborg, Rune Geomapping Landscapes of Writing Rattenborg, Rune approved View
2013-10-31 at 10:51:30 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2013-09-03 at 17:03:21 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2011-07-03 at 10:12:35 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 22:49:59 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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This artifact is a physical seal. See below of a list of its impression(s):

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Cite this Artifact
“CDLI Seals 001443 (Physical) Artifact Entry.” (2004) 2024. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). February 29, 2024. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P247689.
CDLI Seals 001443 (physical) artifact entry (No. P247689). (2024, February 29). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P247689 (Original work published 2004)
CDLI Seals 001443 (physical) artifact entry (2024) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P247689 (Accessed: April 13, 2024).
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