CDLI Seals 022457 (physical) (P544810)

Administrative Cylinder seal excavated in Uncertain (mod. uncertain), dated to the Middle Babylonian (ca. 1400-1100 BC) period and now kept in British Museum, London, UK

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Museum Collection(s)

British Museum, London, UK

Museum Number

BM 122696

Period

Middle Babylonian (ca. 1400-1100 BC)

Provenience

uncertain (mod. uncertain)

Material(s)

Mineral > Chalcedony

Language(s)

-

Measurements

41.8 mm × 19.7 mm

Seal Annotation unreviewed

object seal
surface a
1. u2-ba-li2-su-{d}AMAR-UTU#
2. sza3-tam x x x
3. ku-ri-gal-zu lugal szar2
4. dumu# ir3-e2-a um-mi-a ni-kas7#?
5. dumu#-dumu usz-szur-a-na-{d#}[marduk?]
6. ga2-dub-ba e2-[x]
7. sza3-bal-bal#
8. u2#-s,i-a-na-nu-ri-x
9. GIR3-NITA2 kur SAL-TUK-KI (x)
10. nu-bal 4(disz)-kam-ma#
11. {d#}suen-i-ri-ba-am#
12. [x] gesz#-tuk gesz?-x
13. [ir3 {d}]lugal#-ban3-da#
14. {d}nin#-sun2#-bi-da-ke4#

Consult previous versions and their differences
Consult sign list of Middle Babylonian (ca. 1400-1100 BC)
Consult word list of Middle Babylonian (ca. 1400-1100 BC)

  • Artifact type: Cylinder seal
  • Material: Mineral > Chalcedony
  • Measurements (mm): 41.8 high × 19.7 wide
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  • Seal no.: S022457
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  • primary: WAS 4, 1K 35

    [Collon2016WAS4] Collon, Dominique, and Edith Porada. 2016. Cylinder Seals. Catalogue of the Western Asiatic Seals in the British Museum 4. British Museum Press.

  • history: Principles of composition, no. 9

    [Matthews1990PrinciplesComposition] Matthews, Donald M. 1990. Principles of Composition in Near Eastern Glyphic of the Later Second Millennium B.C. Orbis Biblicus et Orientalis, Series Archaeologica 8.

  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: BM 122696
  • Accession No.:

Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2024-02-19 at 16:01:22 Firth, Richard Atf Firth, Richard Firth, Richard approved View
2023-12-09 at 11:48:40 Firth, Richard Artifact Firth, Richard Firth, Richard approved View

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Cite this Artifact
“CDLI Seals 022457 (Physical) Artifact Entry.” 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). December 9, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P544810.
CDLI Seals 022457 (physical) artifact entry (No. P544810). (2023, December 9). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P544810
CDLI Seals 022457 (physical) artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P544810 (Accessed: June 18, 2024).
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