CDLI Seals 002570 (physical) (P455280)

Administrative seal (not impression) excavated in Umma (mod. Tell Jokha), dated to the Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC) period and now kept in Charterhouse School Museum, Godalming, UK

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Museum Collection(s)

Charterhouse School Museum, Godalming, UK

Museum Number

Charterhouse 2-1956-13

Period

Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

Provenience

Umma (mod. Tell Jokha)

Material(s)

Mineral > Serpentine

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

29.0 mm × 17.0 mm

Seal

  • Artifact type: Seal (not impression)
  • Material: Mineral > Serpentine
  • Measurements (mm): 29.0 high × 17.0 wide
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  • Seal no.: S002570
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  • primary: Iraq 35 (pp. 71-81), 4

    [Moorey1973Charterhouse] Moorey, P. R. S., and Oliver R. Gurney. 1973. “Ancient near Eastern Seals at Charterhouse.” Iraq 35: 071–081.

  • history: Mayr, PhD diss, 210

    [Mayr1997diss] Mayr, Rudolf H. 1997. “The Seal Impressions of Ur III Umma.” Phdthesis, Rijksuniversiteit Leiden.

  • history: Mayr SITU, 0276

    [Mayr2005SITU] Mayr, Rudolf H. 2005. “Seal Impressions on Tablets from Umma.” Lawrenceville, NJ.

  • history: CUSAS 7, 0347B,C

    [MayrCUSAS7] Mayr, Rudolf H. 2025. The Seal Impressions of the Garšana and the Umma Archives.

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  • Museum No.: Charterhouse 2-1956-13
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  • Provenience: Umma (mod. Tell Jokha) [uncertain] Provenience Comments:

    provenience not recorded

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Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2024-06-13 at 18:45:18 Firth, Richard Artifact, Other Entity Firth, Richard Firth, Richard approved View
2023-07-06 at 09:52:02 Dahl, Jacob L. Artifact Dahl, Jacob L. Dahl, Jacob L. approved View
2023-05-13 at 06:57:31 Pagé-Perron, Émilie Artifact Pagé-Perron, Émilie Pagé-Perron, Émilie approved View
2013-10-31 at 10:51:30 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2013-09-30 at 20:29:19 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2013-09-30 at 00:00:00 CDLI Artifact CDLI; Firth, Richard; Földi, Zsombor J.; Foxvog, Daniel A.; Frayne, Douglas R.; Liu Changyu; Santoïemma, Loïc 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 002570 (Physical) Artifact Entry.” (2013) 2024. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). June 13, 2024. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P455280.
CDLI Seals 002570 (physical) artifact entry (No. P455280). (2024, June 13). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P455280 (Original work published 2013)
CDLI Seals 002570 (physical) artifact entry (2024) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P455280 (Accessed: July 23, 2024).
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