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)
606 (none) (none) (none) Cylinder seal. Dark steatite. Very much worn: defaced remains of 3 standing figures.
628 (none) (none) (none) Cylinder seal. grey steatite. Very roughly engraved in scratching line work with what probably meant for human figures.
629 (none) (none) (none) Cylinder seal. Dark steatite. Well engraved with standing figure of a suppliant l. facing a seated goddess(?) rt = the crescent moon between. Three columns of inscription. 3rd Dynasty style.
648 (none) (none) (none) Cylinder seal. White steatite. 2 standing figures of a man being introduced by a god the latter with Sumerian flounced dress, then 2 columns of inscription, then (indistinct), a palm with drooping symmetrical date-clusters. Good engraving of 3rd dyn. style.
649 (none) (none) (none) Cylinder seal. Black steatite. Subject, adorant being introduced to a seated goddess (?) = 2 columns of inscription. Poor scratchy engraving.
667 (none) (none) (none) Seal. Flattened roundel slightly domed on top, of yellowish white pebble with roughly engraved design on face. Pierced horizontally. [below] See No.'s 665,6 [drawing 1:1]
685 (none) (none) B15249 Cylinder seal. Back steatite. Subject: a seated god approached by 2 supplicants: above, the sun: the composition is divided up by a roughly rendered rope(?) pattern which coils above the god and first supplicant and below the second.[drawing]
686 (none) 1923,1110.189 (none) Cylinder seal. Black steatite. A seated god: before him an altar behind which a standing god introducing an adorant: behind, the remains of 2 columns of inscription. Work poor and inscription very scratchy.[drawing]
733 (none) (none) (none) Clay fragment with 2 seal impressions. See U.711. Placed in IN/No. 8.
734 (none) (none) (none) Clay fragment with seal impression of (Im)-gur-Sin, son of Ur-Ninsun servant of Lugalbanda. Duplicate 739 [likely U.739] See U.711. Placed in IN/No. 8.
735 (none) (none) (none) Clay fragment. Showing part of 1-figure from seal impression. See U.711. Placed in IN/No. 8.
736 (none) (none) (none) Fragment of seal impression. Showing custon one figure. See U.711. Placed in IN/No. 8.
739 (none) (none) (none) Clay fragment with seal impression. Showing divine figure standing before altar. 3-line inscription Imgur-Sin, son of Ur-Ninsun son of Lugal-banda and a second impression showing bottom of standing figures. Duplicate of 738. [Presumably U.738] Placed in IN/No. 8.
740 (none) (none) (none) Clay fragment with seal impressions. The 1st shows one complete standing figure and one partly broken figure, and one line of a broken inscription. The second has 3-line inscription A-als(ba?) son of En-an-na-du priest of Sin. Placed in IN/No. 8.
743 (none) (none) (none) Fragment of seal impression. Northern type, similar to and part of another impression. Placed in IN/No. 8.
745B (none) (none) (none) Card Missing
775 (none) (none) B15248 Carnelian cylinder seal. Archer in chariot driving rt. shoots at kneeling archer l. Late style with a good deal of drill point work, but not bad. ? 8th century.
776 (none) (none) (none) Cylinder seal. Black steatite. 2 fig of adorants approaching a god l. with crescent above: behind, 4 small fig. in 2 registers: good work.
789 (none) (none) (none) Bronze seal. Engraved with a lion walking l. Persian style. [drawing 1:1]
790 (none) (none) (none) Cylinder seal. Black steatite. Subject: man fighting lion(?) : traces of 1 column inscription erased. Poor work.
807 (none) (none) (none) Tablet. Complete. Obverse. Seal impress.
847 (none) (none) (none) Cylinder seal. Black steatite. Gilgamesh and his friend killing their favorite winged gryphon. Fairly good work.
926 (none) (none) (none) Small fragments of a tag-label, 2 line inscription and a seal impression with 3 line inscription. An animal figure. See U 929
927 (none) (none) (none) Clay fragments. Showing portion of seal impression. A figure resembling the god Amurru behind a female deity. See U929
928 (none) (none) (none) Small fragment of tag-label. Same seal impression as U.926. See U929


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