CDLI Seals 005735 (physical) (P458445)

Administrative Cylinder seal excavated in Ešnunna (mod. Tell Asmar), dated to the Early Old Babylonian (ca. 2000-1900 BC) period and now kept in Institute for the Study of Ancient Cultures West Asia & North Africa Museum (formerly Oriental Institute), Chicago, Illinois, USA

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Institute for the Study of Ancient Cultures West Asia & North Africa Museum (formerly Oriental Institute), Chicago, Illinois, USA

Museum Number

OIM A08595

Period

Early Old Babylonian (ca. 2000-1900 BC)

Provenience

Ešnunna (mod. Tell Asmar)

Material(s)

Stone

Language(s)

Akkadian

Measurements

24.0 mm × 11.0 mm

Seal Composite

object seal
surface a
1. u2-s,ur-a-wa-su2
 en: Uṣur-awassu,
2. _ensi2_ asz2-nun-na{ki}
 en: governor of Ešnunna —
3. be-li2-ki-ib-ri
 en: Belī-kibrī,
4. _ARAD-zu_
 en: your servant.

Consult previous versions and their differences
Consult sign list of Early Old Babylonian (ca. 2000-1900 BC)
Consult word list of Early Old Babylonian (ca. 2000-1900 BC)

  • Artifact type: Cylinder seal
  • Material: Stone
  • Measurements (mm): 24.0 high × 11.0 wide
  • Weight:
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  • Join Information:
  • Seal no.: S005735
  • Seal information:
  • Artifact comments:

    composite


  • primary: RIME 4, .05.05.2003

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

    incorrectly listed as a seal impression, rather than a seal


  • history: OIP 72, pl. 67:726

    [Frankfort1955OIP72] Frankfort, Henri, and Thorkild Jacobsen. 1955. Stratified Cylinder Seals from the Diyala Region. Oriental Institute Press 72. University of Chicago Press.

  • history: OIP 43, 148, Seal legend no. 21, Fig. 102i

    [Jacobsen1940OIP43] Frankfort, Henri, Seton Lloyd, and Thorkild Jacobsen. 1940. The Gimilsin Temple and the Palace of the Rulers at Tell Asmar. Oriental Institute Publications. University of Chicago.

  • history: Reichel diss., 289 Seal legend no. 21

    [Reichel2001diss] Reichel, Clemens. 2001. “Political Changes and Cultural Continuity at the Palace of the Rulers of in Eshnunna (Tell Asmar) from the Ur III Period to the Isin-Larsa Period (ca. 2070–1850 B.C).” Phdthesis.

  • Composite No.: Q008494
  • Museum No.: OIM A08595
  • Accession No.:

  • Provenience: Ešnunna (mod. Tell Asmar)
  • Elevation:
  • Stratigraphic Level: unstratified
  • Excavation No: TA 1931 0616
  • Findspot Square: dump
  • Findspot Comments:

    Palace of the Rulers

Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2024-02-29 at 19:30:47 Firth, Richard Artifact Firth, Richard Firth, Richard approved View
2023-11-13 at 09:30:22 Firth, Richard Artifact Firth, Richard Firth, Richard approved View
2023-11-10 at 15:43:14 Firth, Richard Artifact Firth, Richard Firth, Richard approved View
2023-11-07 at 14:55:30 Firth, Richard Artifact Firth, Richard Firth, Richard approved View
2023-11-07 at 14:48:59 Firth, Richard Artifact Firth, Richard Firth, Richard approved View
2023-11-03 at 17:31:43 Firth, Richard Artifact Firth, Richard Firth, Richard approved View
2023-10-25 at 08:55:45 Firth, Richard Artifact Firth, Richard Firth, Richard approved View
2018-10-12 at 11:12:19 Firth, Richard Atf Jagersma, Bram CDLI approved View
2018-08-19 at 03:28:07 Firth, Richard Atf Firth, Richard CDLI 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 composite text. View the score of CDLI Seals 005735 (physical). See below for a list of its witness(es):

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Cite this Artifact
“CDLI Seals 005735 (Physical) Artifact Entry.” (2013) 2024. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). February 29, 2024. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P458445.
CDLI Seals 005735 (physical) artifact entry (No. P458445). (2024, February 29). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P458445 (Original work published 2013)
CDLI Seals 005735 (physical) artifact entry (2024) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P458445 (Accessed: June 19, 2024).
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