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

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Object U Number Museum Number (UPM Date Reg Number) Museum Number (BM Registration Number) Museum Number (UPM B-number) Description (Catalog Card)
11725 30-12-40 (none) (none) Cylinder seal. White shell. A god with one foot on a hill, & 3 worshippers. Inscription (Lug)al(?)-(?)-la(?)-ni dub-sar(=scribe).
1173 (none) (none) (none) Stone cylinder seal. Black stone. Engraved with figures in 2 registers: upper register presentation to god; lower register, frieze of swans swimming to right. [drawing 1:1]
11734 (none) (none) (none) Cylinder Seal. Lapis. 2 registers: above mythological beasts; below, a monkey under a tree playing pipes to 2 lions, a bull, a gazelle, and a humn-headed bird.
11745 (none) (none) (none) Cylinder Seal. Black steatite. 2 heroes fighting a lion & a bull.
11751 (none) 1929,1017.348 (none) Cylinder Seal. White shell, the ends inlaid with lapis disks. Very much decayed. 2 heroes & 4 animals: man on the left strikes at a rampant bull(?) turned away from him & grappling with a lion(?) this lions body crosses that of a second lion who attacks a bull which is seized from behind by a figure half human and half bull. Between the two human figures is a double column inscription, upper register only:-Mes-kalam-dug(or sar) Lugal.
11757 30-12-13 (none) (none) Cylinder Seal. Lapis. Sides slightly convex. 2 registers: gazelles rough linear drawing.
11773 (none) (none) (none) Cylinder Seal. Lapis. 2 registers above, banquet scene; below, Imdugud.
11774 (none) (none) (none) Cylinder Seal. Lapis. 2 registers: above, banquet; below, seated deities (?).
11828 30-12-5 (none) (none) Cylinder Seal. Lapis. 2 registers: above, banquet; below, 2 gazelles. (rough & early work).
11843 (none) (none) (none) Cylinder Seal. Mottled grey steatite. Men & animals fighting.
11846 (none) (none) (none) Cylinder Seal. Black steatite. God seated on mountain, with 2 attendants, and 2 other divine figures standing.
11852 (none) 1929,1017.354 (none) Cylinder Seal. Black steatite. Animals & men fighting.
11863 (none) (none) (none) Cylinder Seal. White limestone not bored: roughly engraved. 2 registers: above, banquet and rampant lion; below, Im-dugud.
11868 (none) 1929,1017.372 (none) Cylinder Seal. Lapis. 2 registers of ibixes walking.
1187 (none) (none) (none) Black steatite cylinder-seal with device of "introduction" to a god, who faces right with crescent over him. Inscribed: - IM-ti-dam; mar I-li-mi.
11871 (none) (none) (none) Cylinder Seal. Lapis. 2 seated deities with attendants.
11885 (none) (none) (none) Cylinder Seal. Dark greenish grey steatite. 2 bulls, heraldically crossed, fighting with 2 lions which are attacked from behind by 2 men. Inscription: the monogram dutu. [drawing of symbol]
1189 (none) (none) (none) Black steatite cylinder seal with rather careless design of the "introduction" scene, the god facing right, with crescent before him.
1193 (none) (none) (none) Portion of a shell cylinder (split down middle), with part of inscription. A-tu, mar?
11952 (none) (none) (none) Cylinder Seal. Lapis. 2 registers.
12033 (none) 1929,1017.384 (none) Cylinder Seal. Steatite. Black. 2 Deities standing on either side of a (palm?) tree fixed in a vase.
12034 30-12-11 (none) (none) Cylinder Seal. Shell. Decayed. Fighting beasts (lions?).
12040 (none) 1929,1017.385 (none) Cylinder Seal. Calcite. Light green. Translucent. 2 antelopes.
12041 30-12-16 (none) (none) Cylinder Seal. Lapis Lazuli. 2 registers: Animals. Poorly cut. Stags galloping.
12060 (none) (none) (none) Cylinder Seal. Lapis Lazuli. 2 registers, geometric design. Plain zigzag design.


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