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Primary publication: CDLI Seals 001429 (physical)
Author: CDLI
Publication date: 2012ff.
Secondary publication(s): Frayne, Douglas R., RIME, ex. 01; Collon, WAS II (1982) 135
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Published collation:
CDLI no.: P216815
UCLA Library ARK 21198/zz001thk13
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Source of original electronic files
Catalogue: 20030226 johnsonjc_rime2
Transliteration: Frayne, Douglas R.; Firth, Richard
Translation: Frayne, Douglas R.
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Collection Information
Owner: British Museum, London, UK
Museum no.: BM 089119
Accession no.: 1891-05-09 Bu, 2560
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Text Content:
Genre: Administrative
Sub-genre: physical seal, royal
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Composite no.: Q008396
Physical Information
Object type: seal (not impression)
Material: stone: greenstone
Object remarks: physical
Measurements (mm): ? x ? x ?
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Join information:
Seal no.: S001429
Seal information: battle of the gods; scene consisting of four gods, all bearded, all naked apart from a belt (except for second god who wears none) and all wearing multiple-horned head-dresses. They are arranged in two pairs. The first god seizes hold of his victim's head
Provenience: Sippar-Yahrurum (mod. Tell Abu Habbah) ?
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Period: Old Akkadian (ca. 2340-2200 BC)
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Date of Origin: Epir-mupi.00.00.00
Dates referenced: Epir-mupi.00.00.00
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Seal (not impression)

surface a
1. e-pir6-mu-pi5
#tr.en: Epir-mupi,
2. da-num2
#tr.en: the mighty:
3. me-du
#tr.en: ME-DU
4. _ARAD2-zu_
#tr.en: (is) his servant.