cylinder seal


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cyl′inder seal`


n.
(esp. in ancient Mesopotamia) a small cylinder carved with the seal of a king or other authority and rolled upon a clay document as an official signature.
[1885–90]
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Some carry cylinder seal impressions and some are still in their clay envelopes.
The same kind of nude, wild-haired figure is shown on other cylinder seal designs that include Enki's Streaming Water-Jar and was the prototype of the classical Aquarius.
This same era saw the development of the cylinder seal. Although these are perhaps the most characteristic objects from Mesopotamia, the earliest attested example comes in fact from Susa in south-west Iran.
This may apply to some instances of inversion, such as where animals are displayed inverted in contest scenes, for example on the cylinder seal (Metropolitan Museum 55.65.4) from the Early Dynastic Period ca.
When it comes to resiliency, cylinder seal elastomers can encounter brittleness and shrinkage, as well as different rates of thermal expansion and contraction for adjoining materials.
Framing nailers usually fail in one of these ways: deteriorated O-rings that cause air leaks, a trigger valve that won't fire, or a leaking cylinder seal or a worn driver bumper, which prevents the gun from making a complete stroke.
According to Honda, a failure in a brake master cylinder seal could cause brake fluid to leak and cause the brake to lose stopping power.
23 -- Japanese automobile giant Honda Motor Co Ltd ha stated on Friday it was recalling 528,000 vehicles worldwide due to potential problems with a master brake cylinder seal. Most of the recalled vehicles are Odyssey minivans sold in the United States.
Place tuna lengthwise in center of couscous Roll plastic wrap lightly around couscous mixture to form cylinder Seal each end of cylinder securely and refrigerate one lean work, surface plastic wrap Arrange avocado that they overlap slightly, are the same length as couscous cylinder and four times as wide Unwrap couscous cylinder and place lengthwise in center of avocado Slices Roll plastic wrap lightly around avocado mixture to form cylinder Seat each end of cylinder securely and refrigerate until chilled Remove plastic wrap and sprinkle roulade with black onion seeds.
Abu Dhabi, March 2 (ANI): An archaeological team has found an ancient stone cylinder seal in UAE (United Arab Emirates) dating back to the beginning of the local Bronze Age, around 5,000 years ago.
The animals would actually seem to move as the cylinder left its trace." And lest his point be lost on any readers, Read chose to illustrate his cylinder seal alongside reproductions of Duchamp's "Nude Descending a Staircase" and a Futurist painting by Giacomo Balla.