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)
20 (none) (none) (none) Cylinder seal. Steatite Greenish-grey. Seated figure of a divinity rt, before whom 5 standing figures.
67B (none) (none) B15239 Clay seals 2. From wheat-sack fastening cords each bearing stamps of oval seals. on (A) pegasus, lion, stag. on (B) lion(?), Bucranium, etc. [Annotated] B and Phil
101 (none) (none) (none) Mud seal impression. fr of. Upper part of god's figure l. with lance behind. Probably 3rd Dynasty? [drawing not to scale]
160 (none) (none) (none) Conoid seal. Black steatite on base. A roughly sketched design almost recognizable. [drawing 1:1]
391 (none) (none) (none) Clay fragment. Probably of jar-sealing, with seal impressions showing crosses, animals, etc. Found TTB26 see U381
573 (none) (none) (none) Fragment of jar sealing with a single seal impressed 3 times.
574 (none) (none) (none) Clay fragment. Seal impression showing figure of worshipper being introduced and four line inscription "Azag-Nannar, the scribe, the secretary, son of Nannar-du-ul-a..., priest of Nannar."
575 (none) (none) (none) Clay fragment (jar sealing?) With two seal impressions. One shows 5 line inscription the other 4 lines, broken.
576 (none) (none) (none) Clay fragment. Seal impression with three-line inscription, standing figures either side. Seal of RU(?)-AB-KI-A-RA-? Son of Ibi-Sin, servant of AN-AN(MAR-TU). Duplicate of U.582.
577 (none) (none) (none) Fragment of jar or bottle sealing. Seal-impression showing portions of 4-line inscription.
578 (none) (none) (none) Fragment of Jar sealing. Stamped with a round seal, sowing winged composite figure.
579 (none) (none) (none) Clay fragment with seal impression. Showing misproportioned standing figure, and the legs of another figure advancing towards him.
580 (none) (none) (none) Clay fragment with seal impression. Showing a figure resembling Amurru and a standing figure behind.
582 (none) (none) (none) Clay fragment with seal impression showing portions of 3 line inscription, duplicate of U.576 and another impression with standing figure + 2 lines of a broken inscription.
583 (none) (none) (none) Clay fragment with seal impression showing part of a divine figure with left arm raised, right arm perhaps hanging down right side.
584 (none) (none) (none) Clay fragment with two impressions of a seal. Showing from left to right a goddess with both arms held up in adoration, and a figure like that of Amurru.
591 (none) (none) (none) Fragment of clay with two seal impressions. The upper shows a kneeling figure striking a standing opponent, behind another kneeling figure with a bow and a standing figure in the background. The impression below has the head and headdress of one figure and the headdress of another, ordinary Sumerian type.
594 (none) (none) (none) Seal impression. 3 line inscription and suppliant figure from introduction scene, also traces signs. Probably jar-sealing.
595 (none) (none) (none) Seal impression. Shows lower portion of divine figure seated on a stool and a standing figure in front.
598 (none) (none) (none) Clay fragment with two impressions of a seal with 8 lines of inscription, on left seated figure of a divinity, on right standing figure of a worshipper. See U.997-U.999. Placed in IN/No. 8.
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.


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