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)
1411 (none) (none) (none) Cylinder seal. Black marble (?) Eagle with outspread wings clutching the backs of 2 rampant ibexes which turn their heads backward. Between the heads of the 2 creatures is a palm-tree or symbol. No inscription.
1412 (none) (none) (none) Cylinder seal. Bluish-black marble. Introduction to a god, seated right, with crescent moon before him. Space for inscription left blank..
1413 (none) (none) (none) Cylinder seal, broken. With device of the owner being led forward, facing left, to the presence of a deity who stands with left leg raised (upon a mountain?) and holds a spear in left hand. Traces only of inscription.
1414 (none) (none) (none) Cylinder seal. Black stone. Introduction to a god seated right with crescent moon before him. Space for inscription blank.
1415 (none) (none) (none) Cylinder seal. Black stone. 2 human figures slaying a lion which leaps between them, facing right. No inscription.
1416 (none) (none) (none) Cylinder seal. Black stone. Small. With indistinct device of a human figure, striding right, followed by two others with hands clasped and upheld. No inscription.
1417 (none) (none) (none) Cylinder seal. Black stone. 2 human figures slaying a lion, which leaps between them facing right.
1418 (none) (none) (none) Cylinder seal. Black stone. Half. Portions of 2 human figures and an uncertain object.
1419 (none) (none) (none) Cylinder seal. Terracotta. Broken. Rough incised device apparently of 2 animals rampant on either side of a tree.
1420 (none) (none) (none) Cylinder seal. Terracotta. 2 human figures slaying a lion, rampant, facing right, between them. Illegible remains of a 2 line inscription.
1421 (none) (none) (none) Cylinder seal. Terracotta. Rough incised designs of a palmette, and leaves and branches.
1422 (none) (none) (none) Cylinder seal. Terracotta. With 2 incised bars, otherwise plain. A slight depression in each end; pierced.
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]
1431 (none) (none) (none) Cylinder seal. Black clay (?) 2 men slaying lion (?), broken.
1437 (none) (none) (none) Cylinder seal. Light grey stone. 2 registers: upper, 3 seated figures, female, with plant in jar between 2 of them; lower register, scene with ibex(?)
1438 (none) (none) (none) Cylinder seal. Shell. Faint traces of figures; much worn.
1487 (none) (none) (none) Cylinder seal. Crystal. Four-winged deity carrying a sickle and facing him a winged bull erect; a cross between their feet. In text: see U.1359 etc.
1510 (none) (none) (none) Seal. Black stone. Conical; deity(?) and crescent on pole.
1522 (none) (none) (none) Cylinder seal. Dark stone. Half. With trace of an archaic inscription.
1523 (none) (none) (none) Cylinder seal. Black steatite. One side much damaged. Device is in 2 registers. Introduction scene above and crude design of swans below. Inscription: ahat-i-li-lugal-usum-(gal)-la PA. For design and inscription compare U.1268 and U.1267.
1524 (none) (none) B15702 Bedstead (or chair) Drab clay. 2 legs and back missing. Decorated with 6(?) panels in relief, like the quarterings of a shield. P.
1544 (none) (none) (none) Cylinder seal. Black steatite. Standing deity (Marduk) and seated deity with altar between and tree at back.
1545 (none) (none) (none) Cylinder seal. Black stone. With figures faintly distinguishable.
1546 (none) (none) (none) Cylinder seal. White stone. Human figure and lion(?)


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