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)
3325 (none) (none) (none) Seal cylinder about BC 2400. Introducing worshipper to a goddess. [drawing]
3340 (none) 1927,1003.79 (none) Half-bead mould. Limestone, for bead with scarab design. In text: Neo-Babylonian period (14). [Additional note on back regarding dinner plans] [drawing 1:1]
3342 (none) 1927,1003.193 (none) Seal Cylinder. White limestone. Worn. Worshipping the Tree of Life. Assyrian influence BC 1200 (?) [drawing]
3343 (none) (none) (none) Cylinder seal. Limestone. Worn. Tree of Life about BC 1200. [drawing]
3353 (none) (none) (none) Cylinder seal. Red Limestone? Worn. About BC. 800. [drawing]
3359 (none) 1927,1003.203 (none) Seal cylinder. Diorite. About BC 2500. [drawing]
4846 (none) (none) (none) Not Assigned
4847 (none) (none) (none) Not Assigned
4848 (none) (none) (none) Not Assigned
4858 (none) (none) (none) Not Assigned
5256 (none) (none) (none) Not Assigned
6002 (none) (none) B16287 Cylinder seal. Grey steatite. Below, figure Gilgamesh? prostrate above, offering to Ea, heraldic animals, etc. c. BC 2300. ? Brick. VII
6003 (none) (none) (none) Cylinder seal. White shell. Human figure, animals and inscription. Inscription(?) [reference to drawing] Perhaps: Lugal = king?
6004 (none) 1927,0527.185 (none) Cylinder seal. Half of light pink marble row of human figures with small animals between and above. Sun god defeating his enemy. About BC 2600.
6005 (none) (none) (none) Cylinder seal. Black and brown pebble diorite much worn; design practically lost. B
6020 (none) 1927,0527.201 (none) Stamp seal, flattened hemispherical -obverse convex- top with decorative workings - 3 parallel lines running across centre and 4 concentric circles in corners. White steatite. Two Sumerian - man & wife bring as an offering a goat (?) and a vase of milk. diam. 0022 width 0004 About BC 3500. photograph 554 E.
6058 (none) 1927,0527.181 (none) Cylinder seal. Black steatite. 2 spread eagles, reversed and a scorpion. E.
6059 (none) (none) B16284, B16284 Cylinder seal. Black steatite. Reception scene, Nannar and minor go and votary, 2 lines of inscription. E. 3rd Dynasty of Ur.
6066 (none) (none) B16292 Seal. Black steatite. Triangular shape scorpion and? Lizard? About BC 2600. E.
6067 (none) (none) (none) Cylinder seal. Black steatite. 2 men exchanging greetings and inscription. Arad-dam son of Badada About BC 1900. B. VII. [drawing]
6084 (none) 1927,0527.180 (none) Cylinder seal. Black steatite. Reception scene, Nannar, minor god and votary. 2 lines of inscription. Inscription: Lugal-ezen. Son of Lugal. About BC 2400 E. 3rd Dynasty of Ur.
6086 (none) (none) (none) Cylinder seal. Black steatite. Subject? Contest of men and animals. About BC 2400. B.
6090 (none) (none) (none) Cylinder seal. Black steatite. Inscribed. Presentation to seated god probably Shamash. Worshipper introduced by seated goddess wearing horned attire and long pleated robe covering one shoulder and leaving other bare. Worshipper has fringed shawl. Attributes: ? Libra ? Inscription: Ilu-Shamash. c. 1st Babylonian Dynasty.B.
6091 (none) (none) B16311 Cylinder seal. Black basalt. Nannar, minor god and votary. E.
6092 (none) 1927,0527.189 (none) Cylinder bead. White limestone. Decorated with criss cross incisions.


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