CDLI Seals 000855 (physical) (P263795)

Administrative Cylinder seal excavated in Babylon (mod. Bābili), dated to the Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC) period and now kept in Penn Museum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

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Museum Collection(s)

Penn Museum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Museum Number

CBS 08978

Period

Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)

Provenience

Babylon (mod. Bābili)

Material(s)

Sedimentary rock > Limestone

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

20.0 mm × 16.0 mm

Seal

object seal
surface a
1) i-bi2-{d}suen
 en: Ibbi-Sîn,
2) dumu sa3-bu-um lugal
 en: son of Sābium, the king.

Consult previous versions and their differences
Consult sign list of Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)
Consult word list of Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)

  • Artifact type: Cylinder seal Artifact type comments:

    physical

  • Material: Sedimentary rock > Limestone
  • Measurements (mm): 20.0 high × 16.0 wide
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  • Join Information:
  • Seal no.: S000855
  • Seal information:
  • Artifact comments:

    physical


  • primary: RIME 4, .03.03.001

    [Frayne1990RIME4] Frayne, Douglas R. 1990. Old Baylonian Period (2003-1595 BC). Royal Inscriptions of Mesopotamia Early Periods 4. University of Toronto Press.

  • history: PBS 14, 0327

    [Legrain1925PBS14] Legrain, Léon. 1925. The Culture of the Babylonians from Their Seals in the Collections of the Museum. Publications of the Babylonian Section 14.

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  • Museum No.: CBS 08978
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  • Provenience: Babylon (mod. Bābili) [uncertain]
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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
2023-08-12 at 16:57:11 Firth, Richard Artifact Firth, Richard Firth, Richard approved View
2023-01-19 at 10:20:17 Pagé-Perron, Émilie Artifact Földi, Zsombor J.; Jiménez, Enrique; Pagé-Perron, Émilie Electronic Babylonian Library Pagé-Perron, Émilie approved View
2019-09-28 at 07:46:12 Firth, Richard Atf Firth, Richard CDLI approved View
2005-04-25 at 00:00:00 CDLI Artifact Englund, Robert K.; Fitzgerald, Madeleine; Foxvog, Daniel A.; Frayne, Douglas R.; Peterson, Jeremiah; Veldhuis, Niek; Zimmermann, Lynn-Salammbô Penn Museum CDLI approved View

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Cite this Artifact
“CDLI Seals 000855 (Physical) Artifact Entry.” (2005) 2024. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). February 29, 2024. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P263795.
CDLI Seals 000855 (physical) artifact entry (No. P263795). (2024, February 29). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P263795 (Original work published 2005)
CDLI Seals 000855 (physical) artifact entry (2024) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P263795 (Accessed: April 17, 2024).
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