CDLI Seals 001370 (physical) (P272880)

Administrative Cylinder seal excavated in Uncertain (mod. uncertain), dated to the Old Assyrian (ca. 1950-1850 BC) period and now kept in Walters Art Museum, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

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Museum Collection(s)

Walters Art Museum, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

Museum Number

WAM 42.0786

Period

Old Assyrian (ca. 1950-1850 BC)

Provenience

uncertain (mod. uncertain)

Material(s)

Mineral > Hematite

Language(s)

-

Measurements

25.0 mm × 14.0 mm

Seal

  • Artifact type: Cylinder seal Artifact type comments:

    physical

  • Material: Mineral > Hematite
  • Measurements (mm): 25.0 high × 14.0 wide
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  • Artifact Preservation:
  • Condition Description: At the center of the depicted scene is a handled jug on a stand. Flanking this motif on both sides is an animal contest motif with a bearded hero/bull-man in horned headdress battling a bull-man. At the edge of the scene is a cuneiform inscription in two
  • Join Information:
  • Seal no.: S001370
  • Seal information:
  • Artifact comments:

    physical

  • Genre(s):
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  • primary: Iraq 6 (pp. 3-34), 009 no. 9 (C 18) pl. 2

    [Gordon1939Iraq6] Gordon, Cyrus H. 1939. “Western Asiatic Seals in the Walters Art Gallery.” Iraq 6: 3–34.

  • history: First Impressions, p. 044 and 193ff. period IV b.

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

  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: WAM 42.0786
  • Accession No.:

Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2023-08-13 at 19:38:24 Firth, Richard Artifact Firth, Richard Firth, Richard approved View
2013-11-01 at 15:14:29 Englund, Robert K. Atf Földi, Zsombor J. CDLI approved View
2013-10-31 at 10:51:30 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2013-10-04 at 14:25:53 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2013-09-03 at 16:33:25 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2006-10-12 at 12:38:44 CDLI Atf CDLI CDLI approved View
1970-01-01 at 00:00:00 CDLI Artifact Ajango, Kelsey M.; Englund, Robert K.; Friberg, Jöran; Goetze, Albrecht; Kienast, Burkhart; Kraus, Nicholas CDLI approved View

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This artifact is a physical seal. See below of a list of its impression(s):

Impression Provenience Period Date
Prag 587 & (P359189) Kanesh (mod. Kültepe) Old Assyrian (ca. 1950-1850 BC) Sargon1:Iddin-abum.12.00.00

General Notes: -
CDLI Notes:

20160406 firth: same legend appears on S001363, S001370, S001376, S001508, S001510, S001542a, S001542b, S003012

Cite this Artifact
“CDLI Seals 001370 (Physical) Artifact Entry.” (1970) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). August 13, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P272880.
CDLI Seals 001370 (physical) artifact entry (No. P272880). (2023, August 13). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P272880 (Original work published 1970)
CDLI Seals 001370 (physical) artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P272880 (Accessed: July 23, 2024).
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