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)
7556 (none) (none) B16886, B16886 Cylinder seal. Steatite. Black. Inscribed: practically illegible? Scene of worship: Minor deity introducing worshipper to Nannar before whom stands the crescent moon on a staff.
8926 (none) (none) B16888 Cylinder seal. Lapis Lazuli. 2 registers. Above: 1 seated and 2 standing figures. Below: men [illegible] animals
7658 (none) (none) B16890 Cylinder seal. Marble? White. Hero between two rampant bulls? On either side of bulls a rampant lion. Between the lions a post surmounted by a star.
7680 (none) (none) B16893 Cylinder seal. Steatite. Black. Obliterated. Scene of worship. Votary led by the hands by minor deity towards seated presiding deity.
7615 (none) (none) B16894 Cylinder seal. Limestone. Grey. Figures faint. Scene of worship. Minor deity leads worshipper by the hand towards seated Nannar. Attributes: crescent moon and palm.
10987 (none) (none) B16895 Cylinder Seal. Shell. Geometrical design. [drawing]
11110 (none) (none) B16897 Cylinder Seal? lapis lazuli. Minute linear incisions oblique to the vertical axis of the seal. 2 registers. [drawing]
7920 (none) (none) B16900 Cylinder seal. Steatite. Scene of worship before Nannar. Enthronoed Nannar wearing horned headdress extends right hand to greet 2 standing gods also wearing horned headdress and with left arm upraised. Attributes: crescent moon and spear? with a shaped top.
7525 (none) (none) B16901 Cylinder seal. Steatite. Black. 3 figures obliterated. Presentation scene before seated god bearing staff in left hand. IIIrd Dyn. of Ur. [drawing of scene]
7917 (none) (none) B16905 Flat seal. Hemispherical. Calcite. Greyish. Animal? design.
7916 (none) (none) B16906 Stamp flat seal. One side convex. Calcite. Greyish. Above a reclining beast, possibly a jackal? and below a second beast with big head.
8732 (none) (none) B17214 Model shrine? Baked clay. Shaped like a sentry box with a heavy convex back. Entrance has a rounded arch. Fixed onto the back of the recess a narrow strip of baked clay. Shrine has a high rounded top and rosettes decorate the face. Part of the top broken away. [drawing 1:1]
7587 (none) (none) B17216 Owl? Unbaked clay. Oblong block with rounded edges. 2 cavities for eyes sockets and in each cavity a cowry shell to represent eye ball. Nose roughly pinched to form a projecting ridge between the eyes. Cavity in top of head 002 in diam. [drawing 1:2]
8804 (none) (none) B17217 Clay sealing?? Large clay fragment with elaborate design of spirals etc.
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]


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