A process of decorating a surface by pushing another object into the surface, like a stamp or seal.  

Objects: Impressed Export: JSON - XML - CSV Clay Seals and Sealings

Object U Number Museum Number (UPM Date Reg Number) Museum Number (BM Registration Number) Museum Number (UPM B-number) Description (Catalog Card)
(none) 31-16-613 (none) (none) [no catalog card from field]
1044 (none) (none) B15271 Button seal. White quartzite, oval top. Roughly engraved with date. [drawing]
1054 (none) (none) B15276 Cylinder seal. Lapis lazuli. Very small.
10987 (none) (none) B16895 Cylinder Seal. Shell. Geometrical design. [drawing]
11036 47-29-444 (none) (none) Seal Impression. 1-fragment from Dub-lalmah archive. Seal of son of Ur-dingir-ra? Lugal Ka-gi-na. Present: scene showing only Patron (with both hands raised) and Client. HC..177
11110 (none) (none) B16897 Cylinder Seal? lapis lazuli. Minute linear incisions oblique to the vertical axis of the seal. 2 registers. [drawing]
11112 (none) (none) B16880 Cylinder Seal. Lapis lazuli. Bird headed men fighting bearded bulls and gazelles. One hero wears a four pronged comb at back of head.
11148 (none) (none) B17598 Cylinder Seal. Shell. Poor condition. Present: scene: 2 figures advancing towards a seated god. Attributes: Crescent moon and horns standing on 2 feet. [drawing]
11401 30-12-23 (none) (none) Cylinder Seal. Pinkish grey steatite. Early type. Subject: 2 figures with bird-like heads seated facing each other and drinking through tubes from a common vessel. They are seated in a boat with high stem and prow, a reed plant (?) at the end of the boat and below objects like reed bundles.
11405 30-12-39 (none) (none) Cylinder Seal. White shell. Presentation scene: Seated goddess: before her a female worshipper introduced by a goddess.
11415 30-12-48 (none) (none) Cylinder Seal. Grey steatite. (Found broken and in bad condition)
11418 30-12-29 (none) (none) Cylinder seal. Green Jasper. Two men fighting 2 lions, the latter heraldically crossed, and an inscription in 2 lines. Inscription: UrdGIS-BIL-ga-mes dub-sar sumu Urd KA-DI = Ur-Gilgames scribe, son of Ur-KA-DI. HC.1928/9-2.
11428 30-12-51 (none) (none) Cylinder seal. White shell much decayed.
11443 30-12-49 (none) (none) Cylinder seal. White shell, much decayed. Inscription apparently: Sagdudu. HC..5.
11448 30-12-22 (none) (none) Cylinder seal. Dark grey steatite. 2 winged animals, heraldically crossed.
11483 30-12-27 (none) (none) Cylinder seal. Green stone. Scene: 2 men fighting 2 animals.
11492 30-12-25 (none) (none) Cylinder seal. Green stone. Scene: 3 men & 2 lions fighting: one of the men has 4 bulls legs.
11507 30-12-30 (none) (none) Cylinder seal. Of green marble (?) Unfinished. The hole is only partly bored. One standing figure has been sketched but not finished, of a second only the trunk is suggested.
11528 30-12-8 (none) (none) Cylinder Seal. White shell much decayed. Subject: a man & 2 lions rampant against a deer? upside down.
11533 30-12-24 (none) (none) Cylinder Seal. White shell. Scene.
11566 30-12-14 (none) (none) Cylinder seal. Black steatite. 2 registers: above, 2 bulls & trees; below, 2 gazelles & trees.
11590 30-12-34 (none) (none) Cylinder Seal. Lapis. Inscription: Lugal-sa(g)-su(d) dumu Ka-ma.
11598A 30-12-35 (none) (none) Group. [A](1) Cylinder Seal, lapis, man, lion & gazelle]. [B](2) Copper Axe Type XVII. [C](3) A few beads of lapis and copper.
11600A 30-12-399B (none) (none) [A-B] Cylinder Seal & Pin. White shell cylinder, geometric pattern. Found with the copper pin plain head. [drawing]
11661 30-12-37 (none) (none) Cylinder. Grey steatite. 2 persons saluting crescent on staff. Inscribed : SudMI-IB dumu Ku-edin dam-gar.


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