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)
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(?)
1628 (none) (none) (none) Cylinder seal. Black steatite. Inscribed with scene of presentation to goddess.
1631 (none) (none) (none) Conical seal. Clay. Surface of green glaze; with traces of incised design. Not with photo. [drawing 1:1]
1636 (none) (none) (none) Cylinder seal. Steatite. With roughly engraved device of introduction ceremony, and inscription of 2 lines. Ur-dub: dumu Ur-d.Kal
1646 (none) (none) (none) Cylinder seal. Clay, with device of eagle, lance, etc.
1706 (none) (none) B15594 Cylinder seal. Light brown stone. With traces of archaic design of fishes.
1733 (none) (none) B15589 Cylinder seal. grey steatite. Very scratchily engraved on one side only with design of 2 men fighting a lion. P. [drawing]
1734 (none) (none) B15590 Cylinder seal. grey stone. Broken. Upper part only of introduction scene with crescent moon in front of god. P.
1786 (none) (none) B15701 Stool. Buff clay, one leg and corner missing. Rush seat. [drawing 1:1]
1787 (none) (none) B15697 Chair back. Red clay, two birds flanking trees. [drawing 1:1]


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