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Cylinder seals

Scope note

Cylinders of hard material engraved in intaglio upon the curved surface, used especially in ancient Mesopotamia to roll an identifying impression on wet clay. W

Term type

AAT

Getty AAT term number

3000195841

Broader Terms used

seals

Equivalent Terms used

cylinder seal

Created

12yrs ago

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