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CDLI Seals 006350 (physical)
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Primary publicationCDLI Seals 006350 (physical)
Publication date2012ff.
Secondary publication(s)Frayne, Douglas R., RIME 3/2.01.02.x2039, ex. 01; King, Leonard W., CT 21, pl. 09 BM 089131; Collon, WAS II (1982) 470; Ward, Seal Cylinders 436
CollectionBritish Museum, London, UK
Museum no.BM 089131
Accession no.1907-11-15, 0001
Provenienceuncertain (mod. uncertain)
Excavation no.
PeriodUr III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
Dates referencedŠulgi.00.00.00
Object typeseal (not impression)
Materialstone: calcite
Sub-genrephysical seal, royal
CDLI comments
Catalogue source20030812 johnsonjc
ATF sourcecdlistaff
UCLA Library ARK21198/zz001qvd92
Composite no.Q001767
Seal no.S006350
CDLI no.P226633

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Seal (not impression)

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1. {d}mes-lam-ta-e3-a
en: For Meslamtaea,
2. lugal a2 zi-da
en: the king who is the right arm
3. lagasz{ki}-ke4
en: of Lagaš,
4. nam-ti-il
en: for the life
5. {d}szul-gi nita kal-ga
en: of Šulgi,
6. lugal uri5{ki}-ma-ka-sze3
en: the king of Ur,
7. ki-lu5-la gu-za-la2
en: Kilula the chair-bearer,
8. dumu ur-ba-gara2-ke4
en: son of Ur-Bagara,
9. mu-na-dim2 kiszib3-ba
en: fashioned (this) for him. This seal:
10. lugal-mu gesztu3 nig2-sa6-ga-ka-ni
en: My King, By His Excellent Intelligence
11. ga-an-ti-il
en: May I Live
12. mu-bi
en: is its name.

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