|Artifact Identification||Cylinder Seal (1900.53.0084A)|
|Classification||Communication Artifacts : Personal Symbols : Personal Identification|
|Geographic Location||Asia, West|
|Period/Date||Kassite, 1595 –1150 BCE|
|Dimension 1 (Length)||4.6 cm|
|Dimension 2 (Diameter)||1.7 cm|
|Dimension 3 (N/A)||N/A|
|Manufacturing Processes||Carved, Incising, Drilling, Inscribing|
|Munsell Color Information||Color ID taken 7/7/97: Moderate Reddish Brown (2.5YR 3/4) -ns Color ID taken 4/2/99: Black (N 1.25/ 1.6% R) Pale Orange Yellow (10YR 8.5/3.5) Moderate Reddish Brown (10R 3/4)|
Rogers: A large two inch Kashshite seal in brown and yellow breccia. It carries a picture of a man dressed in a long plain robe, one hand at the waist line, and the right hand raised. In the upper part of the seal is a Kashshite cross. A small animal crouches at the man's feet and there is a single bunch of flowers on the seal. Much of the seal is covered by a five column inscription. Porada: A worshiper turned toward a cross above a flower above a dog. Inscription: d? Utu, umun.gal/sag.gis dingir ?/igi.a.ni/ir'.tuku.zu/a,a.tu12a. ..Utu, great lord/look friendly/upon your worshiping servant/have mercy.
Porada, Edith. "Concordance of Seals in the Oriental Museum, UIUC." Unpublished ms., ca. 1950. Rogers, Frances. Babylonian Seal Cylinders as a Historical Source, UIUC Master's Thesis, 1929.