CDLI Seals 016991 (physical) (P537707)

Cylinder seal dated to the Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC) period and now kept in Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, UK

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Museum Collection(s)

Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, UK

Museum Number

Ashm 1968-1293

Period

Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)

Provenience

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Material(s)

Mineral > Hematite

Language(s)

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Measurements

25.0 mm × 15.0 mm

Seal Annotation unreviewed

  • Artifact type: Cylinder seal
  • Material: Mineral > Hematite
  • Measurements (mm): 25.0 high × 15.0 wide
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  • Seal no.: S016991
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  • Artifact comments:

    Haematite; chipped; rampant human-headed bulls (bodies profile; heads full-face), their heads close together over a lion-scimitar set between them; bulls grasped by bearded full-face bullmen set on either side of two vertical panels of inscription ; squatting monkey below.

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  • primary: MooreyGurney1978, 32

    [MooreyGurney1978AshCat] Moorey, P. R. S., and Oliver R. Gurney. 1978. “Ancient near Eastern Cylinder Seals Acquired by the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford 1963-1973.” Iraq 40: 41–60.

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  • Museum No.: Ashm 1968-1293
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Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2023-08-22 at 18:33:58 Firth, Richard Atf Firth, Richard Firth, Richard approved View
2023-08-22 at 12:41:20 Firth, Richard Artifact Firth, Richard Firth, Richard approved View

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Cite this Artifact
“CDLI Seals 016991 (Physical) Artifact Entry.” 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). August 22, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P537707.
CDLI Seals 016991 (physical) artifact entry (No. P537707). (2023, August 22). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P537707
CDLI Seals 016991 (physical) artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P537707 (Accessed: June 20, 2024).
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