This category includes seals that are square or rectangular in shape.  They are created from any type of material.  They are used by pressing the inscribed side into a mud or clay object.  

Objects: Stamp Seals Export: JSON - XML - CSV

Object U Number Museum Number (UPM Date Reg Number) Museum Number (BM Registration Number) Museum Number (UPM B-number) Description (Catalog Card)
(none) (none) 1923,1110.199 (none) (none)
(none) (none) 1919,1011.5122 (none) (none)
(none) (none) 1919,1011.5121 (none) (none)
(none) 31-17-257 (none) (none) (none)
(none) 33-35-91 (none) (none) (none)
(none) 33-35-92 (none) (none) (none)
(none) 31-17-169 (none) (none) (none)
10153 (none) (none) (none) Seal Lapis lazuli Lentoid shaped 3 registers Men and gazelles
1044 (none) (none) B15271 Button seal. White quartzite, oval top. Roughly engraved with date. [drawing]
1115 (none) 1924,0920.179 (none) Seal. Black burnt clay. Incised lines on face. [drawing]
11181 (none) (none) (none) Stamp seal. Dark steatite. Handle type, rectangular. Scorpion. [drawing 1:1]
11449 (none) (none) (none) Stamp seal. Square with tubular handle, one corner anciently broken. Scene: a worshipper before Ningal.
1146 (none) (none) (none) Lapis lazuli seal. Human figurre incised. [drawing]
1226 (none) (none) (none) Small button stamp-seal of lapis lazuli with uncertain device. [drawing]
12796 (none) (none) (none) Flat seal. Carnelian. Crescent moon and great bead (?). Persian period. [drawing 1:1]
13722 31-17-24 (none) (none) Stamp seal. Translucent white quartzite(?) oval, flat below & rounded above: on the flat base, traces of an animal design mostly done with a drill-point, in dots joined up by rough engraving; the design really unrecognisable now. [drawing 1:1]
13985 (none) (none) (none) Clay seal? Apparently button stamp seal with numerous confused and badly cut signs. Nothing legible (except possibly Ses-ki and Kur ?).
1401 (none) (none) (none) Seal(?) in form of small ring. Green glaze faience. [drawing 1:1]
1423 (none) (none) B15596 Stamp seal. Square button in terracotta with rude incised device of a bird standing among plants. [drawing]
1424 (none) (none) (none) Stone seal. Black four-sided. 2 wide and 2 narrow sides, pierced like a cylinder seal. One of wide sides has figure of a god standing on the back of an animal, the corresponding side a bird. On the narrow sides are designs. [drawing]
14432A (none) (none) (none) Seal pendant. Limestone. Cut as an animal possibly a hedgehog(?) and engraved in flat side with 2 gazelles or antelopes (?) Perforated vertically for suspension. [drawing 1:1]
14435A (none) (none) (none) Bronze object. Flat seal? Buoy shaped. [drawing 1:1]
14436A (none) (none) (none) Flat seal. Chalcedony. Mauve. Faceted and suspended by a copper hook. Typical Persian period stamp seal. Engraved with design of a bearded deity wearing a cap and a long coat hand raised over a horse on the back of which is a pedestal supporting a crescent in a hole attribute and star.
14441A (none) 1930,1213.140 (none) Stamp seal. Shell. Archaic. Perforated horizontally through top twice. Seal is cut to represent calf with head bent back over the body. Under side engraved with design of 3 bird headed men rowing a bellum. The bellum is made of reeds intertwined vertically and horizontally. From the furrow and stem of the boat a spike (?) for ramming protrudes horizontally to the line of the boat. Each figure appears to have a circular shield (?) round the body.
14444B (none) (none) (none) Scaraboid seal. Glazed. Persian.
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Scaraboid Seals - Seal Rings