CDLI Seals 007986 (physical) (P474763)

Administrative Cylinder seal excavated in Uncertain (mod. Hamadan), dated to the Old Assyrian (ca. 1950-1850 BC) period and now kept in British Museum, London, UK

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Museum Collection(s)

British Museum, London, UK

Museum Number

BM 089034

Period

Old Assyrian (ca. 1950-1850 BC)

Provenience

uncertain (mod. Hamadan)

Material(s)

Mineral > Hematite

Language(s)

Akkadian

Measurements

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Seal

object seal
surface a
1. mu-qa-di-mu-um#
 en: Muqaddimum
2. _ARAD_ a-mi-nim
 en: servant of Aminu,

Consult previous versions and their differences
Consult sign list of Old Assyrian (ca. 1950-1850 BC)
Consult word list of Old Assyrian (ca. 1950-1850 BC)

  • Artifact type: Cylinder seal Artifact type comments:

    physical

  • Material: Mineral > Hematite
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  • Join Information:
  • Seal no.: S007986
  • Seal information:

    the suppliant goddess and a clean-shaven, bald worshipper in a fringed robe, with hands clasped, face a deified king; plain disc and crescent; base-line beneath the scene. The original inscription was erased and recut.

  • Artifact comments:

    physical


  • primary: RIMA 1, .0.026.x2002, ex. 01

    [Grayson1987RIMA1] Grayson, A. Kirk. 1987. Assyrian Rulers of the Third and Second Millennia BC (to 1115 BC). The Royal Inscriptions of Mesopotamia Assyrian Periods, vol. 1. University of Toronto Press.

  • history: WAS 3, 038

    [Collon1986WAS3] Collon, Dominique. 1986. Isin-Larsa and Old Babylonian Periods. Catalogue of the Western Asiatic Seals in the British Museum 3.

  • history: First Impressions, 172

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

  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: BM 089034
  • Accession No.: 1853-06-22, 0001

  • Provenience: uncertain (mod. Hamadan)
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Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2023-09-10 at 21:32:33 Rattenborg, Rune Artifact Rattenborg, Rune Geomapping Landscapes of Writing Rattenborg, Rune approved View
2023-09-05 at 10:19:08 Firth, Richard Artifact Firth, Richard Firth, Richard approved View
2017-10-01 at 12:49:22 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2017-09-07 at 11:22:57 Firth, Richard Atf Firth, Richard CDLI approved View
2015-01-26 at 00:00:00 CDLI Artifact Wagensonner, Klaus 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 007986 (Physical) Artifact Entry.” (2015) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). September 11, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P474763.
CDLI Seals 007986 (physical) artifact entry (No. P474763). (2023, September 11). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P474763 (Original work published 2015)
CDLI Seals 007986 (physical) artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P474763 (Accessed: June 13, 2024).
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